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Kansas board hears testimony on parole for Wichita sniper


KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Several witnesses asked the Kansas Prisoner Review Board to keep a man called the Wichita Holiday Inn sniper in prison.

During a hearing Wednesday, no one spoke in favor of paroling 59-year-old Michael Soles, who killed three people and wounded eight others in 1976 in a sniper attack in downtown Wichita.

Soles is eligible for parole in July.

The Wichita Eagle reports ( ) law enforcement officials and relatives of those killed in the attack asked the board to keep Soles behind bars.

Former Sedgwick County Sheriff Mike Hill, who helped stop the...

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