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Autopsy: Topeka man fatally shot by trooper was on drugs

 


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — An autopsy report says a Topeka motorist who was fatally shot by a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper in November was under the influence of methamphetamine.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Shawnee County District Coroner Ransom Ellis said the autopsy found methamphetamine, amphetamine and marijuana in the system of 35-year-old Jarmane Logan. He died of a single gunshot wound.

Investigators say the trooper and a Topeka police officer were being dragged through the snow by Logan's vehicle when he was shot. Logan was trying to drive away with two women the officers we...



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