first degree murder

Carbon monoxide poisoning likely killed girl, documents say
KNSS News
December 13, 2019 - 5:16 am
Carbon monoxide poisoning is the apparent cause of death for a 4-year-old Nebraska girl, whose Kansas grandfather is charged with first-degree murder. The Topeka Capital-Journal on Thursday cited court records related to the death of Brandy Funk. Testing found a carbon monoxide level more than six...
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Ted Woodward
September 13, 2019 - 11:32 am
A Wichita man has been convicted of fatally shooting a Baptist church pastor and choir director three decades ago in Kansas City, Kansas. Wyandotte County prosecutors have announced that 51-year-old Melvin Shields was found guilty of two counts of first-degree murder in the April 1988 killings of...
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Ted Woodward
June 03, 2019 - 1:42 pm
The Wichita Police Department has arrested a 34-year-old Wichita man on one charge of first-degree murder. Late Saturday night, officers responded to a shooting call in the 400 block of north New York Ct. Upon arrival, officers located 28-year-old Ivell Ray of Wichita in the street with multiple...
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December 21, 2018 - 4:43 am
A judge has found sufficient evidence for a man to stand trial in the beating death of his girlfriend in Topeka. Thirty-four-year-old Luke Anthony Wabaunsee was bound over for trial Wednesday on a charge of premeditated first-degree murder. He was arrested one day after 42-year-old Michelle Stadler...
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Dreamstime
December 15, 2018 - 5:09 pm
The last of several men charged in the 2015 shooting deaths of two people in Wichita has been found guilty of two counts of first-degree murder and other counts. Kansas prosecutors say 22-year-old Jamion Wimbley, of Wichita, was convicted Thursday. Besides the murder convictions, Wimbley also was...
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July 27, 2018 - 5:15 am
The mother of Jesslinn Hulett has been arrested for suspicion of first-degree murder in Wellington. Jesslinn was found unresponsive April 1st. In May authorities ruled her death a homicide. Sumner County Attorney Kerwin Spencer confirmed with KSN News that Shelby Johnson, the child's mother, has...
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