Michael Layne stands to receive his sentence at the Riley County Courthouse on Thursday afternoon. He was given 25 years for kidnapping, aggravated robbery, and second-degree murder.
Supreme Court affirms ruling in murder case
The Kansas Supreme Court affirmed the Riley County District Court decision that ruled Domingo Soto guilty of first-degree murder for supplying Michael Layne with the gun Layne used to kill Steven Freel.
Soto gets life sentence
A district judge sentenced a Manhattan man to life in prison Monday for providing the handgun used to murder Steve Freel, 31, in December 2011.
Layne takes plea deal for 2nd-degree murder
The Manhattan man accused of shooting and killing Steve Freel in December 2011 pleaded no contest to an amended charge of second-degree murder in Riley County District Court Tuesday morning.
A district judge sentenced the Manhattan man accused of shooting and killing Steve Freel in December 2011 to 287 months, or roughly 24 years, in prison in Riley County District Court Thursday afternoon.
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