The former Prairie Village doctor set fire to her home, killing her 13-year-old son and 6-year-old daughter. Fatally shot his estranged wife, her grandmother and their two teenaged daughters after his wife alleged took a female lover and filed for divorce. Abducted 18-year-old Kelsey Smith from a Target parking lot in Overland Park then sexually assaulted and strangled her with a belt. Convicted of capital murder and other crimes for shooting Patrick Livingston twice in the head outside of his home.
Sentence: Life without parole Marvin Jay Gifford (Reno County, 2008).Raped and killed 85-year-old Pearl Arthaud in her independent-living apartment at the Sunshine Meadows Retirement Community in Buhler. Convicted of killing Kyle Moore, 31, and his 33-year-old wife, Chrystine, at their home near Solomon.Ken Landwehr, who led the homicide investigation, and the late Judge Paul Clark, who presided over the Carrs’ trial, as well as relatives of the Carrs’ victims to share the news.“The relief those families must have felt to get this was palpable,” Bennett said, adding that the ruling also means the sole survivor of the attack, a woman referred to publicly by her initials, H.G., won’t have to testify at a re-sentencing proceeding.“If she doesn’t have to come back to testify, that’s a good day for Wichita,” he said. Supreme Court’s ruling is a part of the first of three different types of appeals the brothers can pursue. Killed five people, including a pregnant woman, in a June 2002 shooting spree that started as retaliation for crimes committed against Stallings’ mother. Snatched, beat with a tire iron and tried to rape 18-year-old jogger Brenna Morgart before throwing her down a 25-foot embankment into a creek. Livingston’s wife, Pamela Livingston, offered three men ,000 to kill her husband.
Parole eligible: 2025 Debora Green (Johnson County, 1995). Parole eligible: 2038 James Kraig Kahler (Osage County, 2009).Prosecutors said Gleason and his cousin, Damian Thompson, worried that Martinez would tell police about the stabbing and robbery of a 76-year-old man. Strangled 14-year-old Chelsea Brooks, who disappeared from a skating rink and whose body was found in a Butler County field a week later. Convicted of killing Kyle Moore, 31, and his 33-year-old wife, Chrystine, at their home near Solomon. Sexually assaulted and killed 14-year-old Alicia De Bolt, who was last seen alive leaving her home in Great Bend for a party in 2010. Bludgeoned to death 80-year-old Dolores Mc Kim; her daughter, 56-year-old Carol Abercrombie; and Mc Kim's 5-year-old great-grandson, Christopher Abercrombie.Sentence: Death Stanley Elms (Sedgwick County, 1998). He was originally given the death penalty but was resentenced to life in prison in November 2004 after reaching a plea-agreement in which he agreed to drop his appeal if prosecutors took the death penalty off the table. He was hired by the father of her unborn child to murder her. Bradford and Robert Verge broke into the couple’s home and beat, stabbed and shot them then stole their pickup. Her burned remains were found three days later outside Great Bend at an asphalt plant where Longoria worked. Parole eligible: 2118 Anthony Bluml (Sedgwick County, 2013).The sole dissenting opinion came from Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who said she did not believe the cases should have been reviewed by the Supreme Court.Bennett said after receiving word of the ruling that his office contacted the families of the late Wichita Police Lt.The jail escapee shot and killed Clay County sheriff’s deputy James Kenney during a police search of his home. Also sentenced to life in prison for the killing of Lisa Stasi, who disappeared in 1985, and ordered to serve prison sentences of life without parole for each of five killings in Missouri.