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Third person charged in fatal shooting of Olathe teenager


April 10, 2019

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A third person is charged in the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old Olathe student.

The Kansas City Star reports 18-year-old Matthew Lee Bibee Jr., is charged with first-degree murder in the March 29 death of 17-year-old Rowan Padgett of Overland Park.

A 17-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl also are charged with first-degree murder in Padgett's death. Prosecutors are seeking to try both teens as adults.

Authorities say Padgett's killing in an Olathe neighborhood occurred during a drug deal.

Bibee was arrested March 31 after he became a suspect in a robbery. Police say B...

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