Man sentenced for role in Wichita man's torture and killing

Over a $185 meth deal

May 18, 2018 - 1:23 pm

A man who participated in the torture and killing of a Wichita man over a $185 meth deal has been sentenced to 73 years in prison.

KAKE-TV report s 57-year-old Willie Morris was sentenced Friday for first-degree murder and several other charges in the November 2016 death of 33-year-old Scottie Goodpaster Jr.

Morris was one of five people charged in Goodpaster's death.

Goodpaster's mutilated body was found in a Harvey County field. A court affidavit indicated Goodpaster was tortured and a woman was forced to watch.

The document indicates the violence stemmed from money lost in a methamphetamine deal.

The four other defendants remain in the Sedgwick County Jail.

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