2020 News Releases

Junction City man sentenced to two life terms for two counts of first degree felony murder

Release Date: Oct 28, 2020

JUNCTION CITY – (October 28, 2020) – A Junction City man has been sentenced to two consecutive life terms in prison without the possibility of parole for 50 years for two counts of first degree felony murder, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.

Dion Jamal Green, 35, was sentenced today in Geary County District Court by District Judge Steven L. Hornbaker. Green pleaded guilty to the charges in June in connection with the December 2018 deaths of Jenna Schafer, of Junction City, and her unborn child.

The case was investigated by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, Geary County Sheriff’s Office and the Junction City Police Department. Deputy Attorney General Vic Braden and Assistant Solicitor General Michael R. Serra of Schmidt's office and Assistant Geary County Attorney Jason B. Oxford prosecuted the case.

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