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Man given rare medical release from Kansas prison has died


WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man who was granted a rare medical release from a Kansas prison in April because he had terminal cancer has died, the American Civil Liberties Union said.

Christopher McIntyre, 48, was released April 12 from the Lansing Correctional Facility and was being cared for by relatives in Wichita. He died on Friday, the ACLU said.

McIntyre was in prison for aggravated burglary and was scheduled to be released May 16, 2024.

The Kansas Department of Corrections granted his application for release because of "functional incapacitation," which applies to inmates whose medical...

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