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      Teen sentenced in killing of Kansas City real estate agent

      KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A Kansas City teenager has been sentenced for killing a real estate agent after the two met through an ad on Craigslist.The Jackson County prosecutor's office said Friday the sentence for 19-year-old Ali Cubba includes 15 years for second-degree murder and 10 years for armed criminal action. The sentences will be served concurrently.Cubba pleaded guilty earlier to killing 48-year-old Yuri Ives in March 2011 at the older man's renovated historic mansion in the city's Northeast neighborhood.The two met through a personal ad Ives placed on Craigslist and exchanged emails arranging to meet. Authorities said Cubba went to the home intending to rob Ives, who was shot and stabbed in a struggle.A co-defendant who drove Cubba to Ives' home is awaiting sentencing.

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