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3 men ordered to stand trial in double homicide in Topeka


November 22, 2018

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A judge has found sufficient evidence for three men to stand trial in a double homicide in Topeka.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that 19-year-old Matthew Hutto, 31-year-old Richard Showalter and 41-year-old Bradley Sportsman were bound over for trial Tuesday. They're each jailed on $1 million bond on charges that include first-degree murder in the deaths of Sportsman's estranged wife, 28-year-old Lisa Sportsman, and her cousin, 17-year-old Jesse Polinskey.

Twenty-year-old Cole Pingel testified at the preliminary hearing that the three talked about "taking care of...

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