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Man asks to change guilty plea in deputy's kidnapping, rape


January 24, 2019

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A suspect in the ambush, kidnapping and rape of a Johnson County sheriff's deputy wants to withdraw his guilty plea.

The Kansas City Star reports 23-year-old Brady Newman-Caddell, of Independence, Missouri, was scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty in May to the attack.

Instead, he asked to withdraw his plea and go to trial. His attorney, Zane Todd, then withdrew from the case.

His co-defendant, 26-year-old William Luth, of Blue Springs, Missouri, previously pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 41 years in prison.

Court testimony indicated the two me...

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