Murder

February 19, 2019 - 6:57 pm
A man who allegedly stabbed a woman to death and stuffed her body into a trash can was ordered to stand trial for intentional second-degree murder. Ronald Lee Kidwell, 48, is charged in the July 2018 death of MeShon Cooper, 43, whose body was found at Kidwell's home. According to testimony, Kidwell...
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February 13, 2019 - 8:47 pm
A man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and dumping her body in a suitcase in Connecticut is a citizen of Portugal who has been in the U.S. illegally for more than a year, federal authorities said Wednesday as the victim's loved ones gathered for her funeral. Javier Da Silva Rojas, who had been...
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February 06, 2019 - 7:56 pm
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says the deaths of a Kansas father and son were a murder-suicide. Rawlins County emergency responders found the bodies of Gary Withers, 74, and Daniel Withers, 41, Feb. 1 on a farm in northwest Kansas. The KBI said in a news release Wednesday that preliminary...
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February 04, 2019 - 10:34 pm
An arrest has been made in Wichita's first homicide of the year. Jose Fortiz was arrested late Monday afternoon on charges of 1st degree murder and an outstanding warrant. The shooting happened at around 11:40 p.m. on Saturday night behind a night club in the 1900 block of south Hydraulic, near Mt...
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January 30, 2019 - 7:05 pm
A Dodge City man has been found guilty of first-degree murder in a 2015 shooting death. Julio Fraire, 31, was convicted Tuesday after a five-day trial. Prosecutors say Ramiro Nicolas Bernal 32, was shot to death on July 25, 2015 in the parking lot of the Dodge City Daily Globe . Fraire was arrested...
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January 28, 2019 - 4:57 am
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January 25, 2019 - 9:22 pm
Authorities have charged a man in the death of a suburban Kansas City woman. Police in Olathe said in a news release that Raymond Thomas McCanness, 51, was charged Friday with first-degree murder and mistreatment of a dependent adult. District Attorney Steve Howe identified the victim as Sharon...
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January 11, 2019 - 7:37 pm
A man killed a Wisconsin couple in a baffling scheme to kidnap their teenage daughter, then held the girl captive for three months before she narrowly managed to escape and reach safety as he drove around looking for her, authorities said. Jayme Closs, 13, was skinny, disheveled and wearing shoes...
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January 02, 2019 - 7:43 pm
A Wichita man who admitted beating his girlfriend to death with a shovel has been sentenced to 35 years in prison before he is eligible for parole. Travis Becker Jr., 38, was sentenced Wednesday for the death of Perla Rodriguez, 42, who was the outreach director for the Wichita Area Sexual Assault...
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December 13, 2018 - 7:02 pm
A gang member who fled to Mexico after a Topeka killing will be sentenced in February. Fernando Diaz, 25, pleaded guilty last week to involuntary manslaughter in the death of Christopher Galvan, 22. In July 2015, Galvan was found wounded in a crashed car. He died three days later. Diaz initially...
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