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Kansas man convicted of murder in child's malnutrition death


April 12, 2023

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man has been convicted of murder after his 2-year-old daughter died of malnutrition while he was passed out for days from intoxication, prosecutors said.

Jeffrey J. Exon was convicted Monday in the death of Aurora Exon at their home in Topeka, The Topeka Capital Journal reported.

Investigators found that Exon would not feed or attend to his children for days because of his addiction issues, Shawnee County District Attorney Mike Kagay said in a news release Tuesday.

Exon's 6-year-old son, who was 4 when his sister died, testified at trial that his dad locked th...

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