Witness: 1 of 5 suspects in triple slaying forced to help
September 29, 2017
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Three people were strangled or smothered to death in a Kansas drug home over a rape allegation and one of the suspects was forced to participate to save his life, according to court testimony.
The details about the case were revealed during a preliminary hearing that ended Wednesday with Shawnee County District Judge Nancy Parrish finding sufficient evidence for 19-year-old Shane Mays, 33-year-old Brian Flowers and 31-year-old Joseph Lowry to be bound over for trial on charges that include first-degree murder, The Topeka Capital-Journal reported . Parrish said that eve...