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Man sentenced for bystander's death during police chase


November 5, 2021

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka man has been sentenced to life in prison after a police chase that led to the death of another driver.

Brandon Keith Jordan was sentenced Friday for the death of 69-year-old Dennis Affolter of Topeka.

Shawnee County District Attorney Mike Kagay said the chase on Nov. 7, 2019, began after law enforcement officers received a report of a man trying to use forged checks at a Fidelity Bank in Topeka.

Jordan eventually ran a stop sign and hit a vehicle driven by Affolter, who died from his injuries.

Jordan was convicted in August of first-degree murder, two coun...

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