2016 News Releases

Jury recommends death penalty for Kyle Flack

Release Date: Mar 31, 2016

OTTAWA – (March 31, 2016) – A Franklin County jury today unanimously recommended the death penalty for Kyle Flack in the killings of Kaylie Bailey and Lana Bailey, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.

District Judge Eric Godderz will consider the jury’s recommendation when sentencing Flack. Sentencing is set for May 18 at 9 a.m.

The jury last week found Flack, 30, Ottawa, guilty of capital murder in the 2013 Bailey killings. He was also convicted of first-degree murder premeditated in the death of Steven White, second-degree murder intentional in the death of Andrew Stout, and one count of criminal possession of a firearm. The crimes occurred in April and May 2013.

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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