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Kansas man's Illinois contract killing plot charges dropped


April 27, 2017

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Prosecutors have dismissed charges against one of three Kansas men accused in an Illinois contract-killing plot.

The Salina Journal ( ) reports that the conspiracy to commit capital murder case was dropped Tuesday against 23-year-old Alex Karcher. Assistant Saline County attorney Amy Norton says a decision about whether to refile the case will be made after he returns to Illinois to face drug charges.

The Illinois indictment says Karcher and four others stored marijuana at a rental home and intended to distribute it.

Meanwhile, two men remain charg...

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