Murder

K N S S News
April 28, 2017 - 5:40 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Three people are charged in the stabbing death of a Kansas man who was lured to Kansas City by a Craigslist ad. The Jackson County prosecutor announced charges Friday in the killing of Michael Luckey, 29, of Osawatomie, Kansas. His body was found April 5 near an abandoned...
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Dreamstime
April 25, 2017 - 9:12 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A woman already charged in connection with a triple killing in central Kansas now is accused in a federal indictment of providing a gun to a co-defendant. The indictment returned Tuesday in Wichita accuses Myrta Rangel, 31, of four drug-related weapons counts and single counts...
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Dreamstime
April 25, 2017 - 8:36 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka man who was charged in the death of a 14-month-old will be sentenced to 14 years in prison as part of a plea agreement. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports Michael Guerrero, 28, pleaded no contest April 17 to charges of reckless aggravated battery and reckless second-...
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Dreamstime
April 16, 2017 - 1:06 am
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Lawrence man has pleaded no contest in the stabbing death of his grandmother. Jaered Long entered the plea Thursday to second-degree murder and two counts of battery of a law enforcement officer. Long was arrested in December 2015 after his 67-year-old grandmother, Deborah...
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Dreamstime
April 12, 2017 - 7:36 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita woman is accused of decapitating her ex-boyfriend's mother when the victim went to collect her son's belongings. Rachael Hilyard, 35, was charged Wednesday with one count of first-degree murder in the death Sunday of Micki Davis, 63. During a brief court appearance, a...
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Dreamstime
April 12, 2017 - 4:27 am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Multi-state crime spree suspect Alex Deaton's cases in Mississippi's Rankin County will be presented to a grand jury this month. But District Attorney Michael Guest tells WLBT-TV that it will be a while before he stands trial in the Magnolia state. Guest says Kansas...
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Dreamstime
April 11, 2017 - 6:08 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Multi-state crime spree suspect Alex Deaton's cases in Mississippi's Rankin County will be presented to a grand jury this month. But District Attorney Michael Guest says that it will be a while before he stands trial in the Magnolia state. Guest says Kansas authorities have...
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Steve Boyer
April 10, 2017 - 3:03 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Police released the grisly details of a homicide on the southwest part of the city. Lt. Todd Ojile said at a media briefing that officers responded to a 9-1-1 call from a 9 year old boy at around 1:30 Sunday afternoon. The boy told dispatchers his grandmother was being...
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Dreanstune
April 04, 2017 - 7:50 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita police have arrested a suspect in a shooting that left a young man dead. Police Lt. Todd Ojile says D'Shaun Smith, 18, died Monday when he was shot as he and a woman, 18, sat in a car while trying to buy marijuana. Ojile says during the transaction, a suspect tried to...
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K N S S News
April 03, 2017 - 11:41 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) – Wichita police are investigating the cities latest murder. It happened around 1:15 p.m. Monday in the 6200 block of East Orme, near Kellogg and Woodlawn. A police spokesman say a man, 18, was found by officers, shot in a vehicle. A woman, 18, was also in the vehicle at the...
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