Man gets life in slaying of Kansas bride on her wedding day
October 6, 2016
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP, Oct. 5, 2016) â” A man has been sentenced to life in prison in the shooting death of a Kansas bride as she left her reception in her wedding gown.
Thirty-nine-year-old Thomas Earl Brown Jr. of Topeka was sentenced Tuesday for premeditated first-degree murder in the May 2014 death of 42-year-old Tiffany Davenport-Ray and the attempted murder of her husband, Melvin Ray.
The Topeka Capital-Journal (http://bit.ly/2dx94cG ) reports that under the sentence, he must serve at least 71 years and five months.
Prosecutors say shots were fired at the Topeka newlyweds from a spor...