Shane is a victim, should be freed

Posted March 16, 2017 11:01 am – Updated September 25, 2017 01:00 pm By Steve Fry steve.fry@cjonline.com Four men charged with one to three counts of murder in weekend slayings Demonstrators say defendant Shane Mays is a victim, should be freed. Friends and family of Shane Mays hold signs picketing his release from jail. Mays is one of four men arrested in connection with the deaths of Matthew Leavitt, 19; Nicole Fisher, 38; and Luke Davis, 20, all of Topeka. (Steve Fry/The Capital-Journal) Friends and family of Shane Mays hold…

Victim Forced to ‘Dirty His Hands’

Three people were strangled or smothered to death in a Kansas drug home over a rape allegation and one of the suspects was forced to participate to save his life, according to court testimony. The details about the case were revealed during a preliminary hearing that ended Wednesday with Shawnee County District Judge Nancy Parrish finding sufficient evidence for 19-year-old Shane Mays, 33-year-old Brian Flowers and 31-year-old Joseph Lowry to be bound over for trial on charges that include first-degree murder, The Topeka Capital-Journal reported . Parrish said that even…