Murder

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KNSS News
January 17, 2020 - 6:13 pm
A Leavenworth man's murder trial in the Christmas 2017 death of a Kansas City man has been postponed. Ramaun Johnson, 32, was scheduled to go to trial Jan. 27 on a felony murder charge but a request for a continuance was granted Wednesday. Johnson is charged in the death of Shavar Walker, of Kansas...
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Ted Woodward
January 17, 2020 - 1:44 pm
A two-month-old boy has died as the victim of child abuse, six days after police were called to his home in S. Wichita. The little boy's name was Marrell Williams. Early on the afternoon of Friday, January 10, police responded to assist EMS at a home south of Pawnee & Broadway, in the 2800...
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KNSS News
January 15, 2020 - 10:07 pm
Court records say an actress accused of killing her mom in suburban Kansas City told 911 operators and police that she was acting in self-defense. But medical examiners found no signs to support her claims. Mollie Fitzgerald, 38, had a small role in the movie “Captain America: The First Avenger.”...
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Man charged in Kansas with killing ex, 2 of her children
KNSS News
January 03, 2020 - 5:12 am
A man has been charged in the deaths of his ex-girlfriend and two of her children whose bodies were found after a house fire in Kansas City, Kansas. Prosecutors say 31-year-old Ismael Caballero is charged with three counts of first-degree murder and two counts of arson. He is jailed on $1 million...
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KNSS News
January 02, 2020 - 8:37 pm
A convicted Kansas killer has been charged with another homicide just months after he was released on parole. Ahmad Khaasanouva Bey, 39, was charged Tuesday in Sedgwick County District Court with first-degree murder in the death of Melinda Sprague, 41. Police reports indicate that the two had dated...
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32 years after body found in Kansas, victim is identified
KNSS News
December 24, 2019 - 5:41 am
More than three decades after a woman’s body was found in a rural area of Kansas, authorities have identified the victim. Michelle Carnall-Burton went missing in 1987. On Monday, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation said DNA testing showed that a previously unidentified murder victim found in 1987...
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Jury finds man fit for trial in 1999 slayings in Oklahoma
KNSS News
December 20, 2019 - 4:56 am
A Kansas man suspected in the deaths of an Oklahoma couple and the vanishing and presumed deaths of their teenage daughter and her friend two decades ago has been found competent to stand trial. A three-man, three-woman jury deliberated for 45 minutes before returning with that verdict Wednesday in...
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Amy Webb
December 19, 2019 - 7:57 pm
A 55-year-old Kansas man has admitted that he killed his girlfriend during a fight aboard a cruise ship off the coast of Florida last year. Federal prosecutors announced Thursday that Eric Duane Newman, of Topeka, pleaded guilty in federal court to second-degree murder. Prosecutors say Newman and...
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KNSS News
December 14, 2019 - 5:28 pm
Police seeking third suspect in death of Barnard student. Watch the latest video at
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Steve Boyer
December 09, 2019 - 1:02 pm
A Wichita man has been sentenced following the beating death of his six-month old son. According to a press release from District Attorney Marc Bennett's office, District Judge Bruce Brown sentenced 29 year-old Dorl Gwyn to 467 months in prison. He pled guilty to second degree murder last July. In...
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