Derby man convicted in woman's killing dies in prison
March 13, 2022
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — A Derby man convicted of killing his girlfriend and trying to kill her teenage son in 2013 has died at a hospital, corrections officials said.
The Department of Corrections said Charles Beck, 48, died Friday at a Hutchinson hospital. The cause of death is being investigated but it is not believed to be related to COVID-19, the agency said in a news release.
Beck was serving a hard-25 sentence plus nearly 14 more years for convictions in Sedgwick and Russell counties.
He was convicted of first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder in Sedgwick County. In Se...