Man sentenced for woman's shooting death in Independence
February 16, 2022
INDEPENDENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Coffeyville man has been sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for 25 years for the shooting death of a woman in Independence.
Benjamin Mason, 20, was sentenced Tuesday in Montgomery County District Court for first-degree murder.
He pleaded no contest in December to first-degree murder in the death of 19-year-old Kimberly Meeks.
Investigators said Meeks was shot from a passing car on Dec. 14, 2019, while she was walking with another man along Main Street in Independence....