Kansas Supreme Court tosses murder conviction of Wichita man
May 14, 2021
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court tossed out on Friday the murder conviction of a Wichita man who claimed he was acting in self-defense when he fatally shot a man who had attacked him with a knife in his home.
The court sent the case of Casimiro Nunez back to the trial court in Sedgwick County for further proceedings.
Nunez had been sentenced to life in prison after his conviction in 2019 of first-degree murder and possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute in the October 2016 killing of Antonio Guzman.
The Supreme Court found that the district court mistakenly...