2018 News Releases

Junction City woman guilty of conspiracy to commit murder, drug crime

Release Date: Dec 07, 2018

JUNCTION CITY – (December 7, 2018) – A Junction City woman today pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit murder and a related drug crime, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.

Amanda Lynn Edison, 34, pleaded guilty to one felony count of conspiracy to commit murder in the first degree and one count of conspiracy to possess marijuana with the intent to distribute. The crimes occurred between May and August.

Judge Steven L. Hornbaker accepted the pleas in Geary County District Court today. A sentencing date has not yet been set.

The case was investigated by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, the Junction City Police Department and the Grandview Plaza Police Department.  Assistant Attorneys General Lyndzie Carter and Michael Serra of Schmidt’s office are prosecuting the case.

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