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Kansas man forced to take part in triple killing enters plea


February 21, 2020

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man who was forced to participate in the killing of his good friend to save his own life during a violent rampage in which two others died pleaded guilty to attempted second-degree murder.

Shane Andrew Mays, 22, also pleaded guilty Thursday to aggravated battery in the March 2017 attack in a Topeka drug home, WIBW-TV reported. Police said 19-year-old Matthew Leavitt, 38-year-old Nicole Fisher and 20-year-old Luke Davis were strangled or smothered to death over an unproven rape allegation against Leavitt.

Four others previously entered pleas, including Joseph...

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