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October 24, 2018 - 9:34 pm
A Wichita man has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the horrific abuse and slaying of a child whose body was found encased in concrete in the laundry room of his home four months after his death. Stephen Bodine, 41, of Wichita, was convicted Wednesday in the May 2017 death of Evan Brewer...
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October 05, 2018 - 7:36 pm
A Wichita man has been found guilty of capital murder in the shooting deaths of his twin brother and his sister-in-law. A Sedgwick County jury on Friday deliberated only about 90 minutes before convicting Luis Alvarado-Meraz, 28, in the January 2015 deaths of Manuel Alvarado-Meraz and Lucero...
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September 24, 2018 - 11:04 pm
A jury has convicted a couple on seven of eight counts including 1st degree premeditated murder for torturing and killing a Valley Center man in 2016. Jeff and Heidi Hillard were charged with several crimes including first-degree murder for the death of Scottie Goodpaster, Jr. They were found not...
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September 20, 2018 - 5:10 pm
A Wichita man has been convicted of raping and trying to kill a young girl. A Sedgwick County jury deliberated for about an hour Thursday before finding Corbin Breitenbach, 24, guilty of attempted capital murder, rape, criminal sodomy and burglary. Witnesses said Breitenbach broke into a west...
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August 15, 2018 - 7:23 pm
A board member of a Kansas City-area lacrosse team who offered to be a "sex coach" for a female player has pleaded guilty to sexual misconduct. Platte County prosecutors say James McEnerney, 61, of Overland Park, Kansas, pleaded guilty to second-degree sexual misconduct, a misdemeanor. McEnerney...
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August 07, 2018 - 6:48 pm
A Wichita man pleaded guilty to violating federal law by buying two tiger pelts. Federal prosecutors said Ret Thach, 38, pleaded guilty Tuesday to violating the Lacey Act, which prohibits interstate sale or purchase of animals covered by the Endangered Species Act. In his plea, Thach admitted he...
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August 02, 2018 - 6:56 pm
A Eudora man has been found guilty of fatally shooting a man at a bar. A Douglas County jury on Wednesday found Danny Queen, 37, guilty of second-degree murder in the June 2017 death of Bo Hopson outside the D-Dubs Bar and Grill in Eudora. Queen was intoxicated and had been thrown out of the bar...
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July 19, 2018 - 8:17 pm
A Manhattan man was convicted in the shooting death of one man and the attempted murder of another man. Steven Harris, 39, was convicted Thursday of second-degree murder in the death of German Gonzalez-Garcia, 39. Prosecutors say Harris shot the two victims in May 2017 in Manhattan. German Gonzalez...
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July 19, 2018 - 8:09 pm
A Kansas man who admitted that he traveled to the Philippines to have sex with minor girls has pleaded guilty to three counts of producing child pornography. The U.S. Attorney's office says Anthony Shultz, 55, pleaded guilty Wednesday. He is scheduled to be sentenced in December. Prosecutors say...
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July 11, 2018 - 8:35 pm
A Kansas man who fatally injured his 6-month-old son has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. Benny Clark, 23, of Reece, was sentenced last week for second-degree murder and child abuse in the August 2017 death of his son, Cooper. The Emporia Gazette reports Clark pleaded guilty in March. He said...
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