Murder

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May 21, 2019 - 10:10 pm
Wichita Crime Stoppers is asking for help to solve a cold case murder. On March 17th, 2017 a caller to 911 reported seeing a woman lying on the ground near Crawford and Seneca. Police Officer Kevin Weehler says the officers found Sandra Flores, 26, dead at the scene. "It was determined that she had...
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May 21, 2019 - 5:12 am
Authorities say a suburban Kansas City teen was killed when an $8 Xanax deal fell through. The Kansas City Star reports that the affidavit released Monday in the case against Matthew Lee Bibee Jr. says 17-year-old Rowan Padgett was killed in March after Bibee arranged to buy the anxiety medication...
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May 10, 2019 - 7:23 pm
A driver, attempting to get away from police, crashed, killing two people and injuring her passenger, has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder. During a court appearance Friday, Mia Collins, 24, was charged with nine counts, including aggravated battery, possession of methamphetamine...
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April 23, 2019 - 7:08 pm
A Topeka man convicted of killing a Lawrence man at a northeast Kansas lake has been ordered to spend life in prison with no chance of parole for 50 years. County Attorney Joshua Ney says Jonathan D. Blevins was sentenced to the "Hard 50" Thursday in Jefferson County District Court. A jury...
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April 22, 2019 - 8:02 pm
Authorities say a Kansas woman sought in the murder of a homeless man two years ago was arrested Sunday in California. Cherokee County Sheriff David Groves said Diana Bohlander, 57, was taken into custody in Santa Barbara. Bohlander is charged with first-degree murder in the August 2017 death of...
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Steve Boyer
April 22, 2019 - 5:17 am
A 62 year-old Wichita man is dead from multiple stab wounds he received during an altercation with his 53 year-old roommate early Sunday morning. Wichita Police responded to a cutting call in the 3400 block of East Munger around 3:00 Sunday morning. When they arrived, they found the victim, Albert...
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April 19, 2019 - 5:20 am
A 38-year-old woman has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 25 years in the shooting death of a man whose body was set on fire in rural Lawrence. Christina Towell, of Leavenworth, was sentenced Thursday. She pleaded no contest last month to first-degree felony murder for...
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Dreamstime
April 16, 2019 - 7:14 pm
On Tuesday, the parents of a toddler boy found dead in a south Wichita mobile home made their first appearance in court in connection with his death. 22-year old Brandi Marchant and 28-year old Patrick Javonovich have each been charged with five counts including first-degree murder, child abuse and...
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April 16, 2019 - 4:52 am
A man has been found guilty of killing five people in September 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. The Kansas City Star reports that jurors on Monday convicted 38-year-old Brandon Howell of five counts of first-degree murder and seven other felonies. The jury deliberated for less than two hours...
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April 13, 2019 - 10:30 am
A Shawnee County jury has convicted a man of second-degree murder in the July shooting death of another man. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that 33-year-old Tony Lee Foster was convicted Friday of second-degree murder and a weapons count in the July 9 fatal shooting of 36-year-old David Payne,...
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