Kansas board hears testimony on parole for Wichita sniper
May 18, 2017
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 (http://bit.ly/2pXg2vx ) 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...