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Kyle Flack found guilty of capital murder

Release Date: Mar 23, 2016

OTTAWA – (March 23, 2016) – A Franklin County jury today found Kyle Flack, 30, Ottawa, guilty of one count of capital murder, one count of first-degree murder premeditated, one count of second-degree murder intentional, and one count of criminal possession of a firearm, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.

The capital murder charge stemmed from the deaths of Kaylie Bailey and Lana Bailey, while the first-degree murder premeditated charge stemmed from the death of Steven White, and the second-degree murder intentional charge stemmed from the death of Andrew Stout. The crimes occurred in April and May 2013.

Judge Eric Godderz presided over the trial, which began March 7. The penalty phase of the trial is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. on March 28 in Franklin County District Court.

Deputy Attorney General Victor Braden and Franklin County Attorney Stephen Hunting are prosecuting the case. The case was investigated by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and the Capital Area Major Case Squad.

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