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Recent Crime News
Tuesday May 17 | via USA Today
A University of Kansas student and sorority sister experienced a Tinder date gone horribly wrong last month when she was allegedly beaten and held against her will for six days by a man she met on the dating app. An arrest affidavit, filed with the Douglas County Court in Lawrence, Kan., in early May and obtained by USA TODAY College, alleges a 20-year-old woman was picked up at her sorority, which remains unnamed, to meet with Shane Steven Allen, a 30-year-old man she met on Tinder. Comment?
Thursday May 12 | via New York Daily News
A Lawrence, Kan., man was arrested after a 20-year-old student at the University of Kansas says he beat and held her hostage for six days inside his trailer after the two met on the dating app and went out together, according to court documents. The woman left her sorority house on a Tuesday afternoon to go on a date with Allen, and returned the following Monday with black eyes and bruises all over her chest, back and legs, according to an arrest affidavit. Comment?
Monday Apr 25 | via The Capital-Journal
A 34-year-old man has been convicted in the death of a Lawrence man who was found bleeding outside a fast-food restaurant. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that Joshaua Back was found guilty Friday of intentional second-degree murder in the May 2015 killing of Tracy Dean Lautenschlager. Comment?
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