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Court overturns 'Stand Your Ground' defense in Wichita case

 


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man whose murder charge was dismissed under the state's Stand Your Ground law will now face prosecution in the stabbing death of a 22-year-old woman, the Kansas Court of Appeals has ruled.

The court overturned a decision by a district judge who dismissed second-degree murder and other charges against Seth Collins, 38, in the April 2016 stabbing death of Kayla Brown, The Wichita Eagle reported . The two had been fighting over a parking space at a Wichita apartment complex.

The appeals court ruled Friday that a jury, not a judge, should decide whether Collins'...



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