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  • Fired white officer indicted in fatal shooting of Ka...

    Monday Aug 13 | via Newms360.com 

    This photo provided by the Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office in Leavenworth, Kan., shows fired Leavenworth police officer Matthew Harrington, of Henderson, Nev., who prosecutors announced Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, has been indicted on one count of involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of Antonio Garcia Jr. in July 2017. Harrington was fired in January for what Leavenworth Police Chief Patrick Kitchens called a violation of the department's use of deadly force policy.

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  • White cop charged with manslaughter over fatal shoot...

    Monday Aug 13 | via Daily Mail 

    Harrington, who was working for Leavenworth Police Department, had been called to a domestic dispute involving a stolen car in July last year Matthew Harrington, 25, was indicted on Monday on one count of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Antonio Garcia Jr in Leavenworth. The shooting happened back in July 2017 outside Garcia Jr's home when Harrington was investigating a domestic dispute involving a reported stolen vehicle.

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  • Woman convicted in fatal shooting of husband after d...

    Jul 6, 2018 | via Fox News 

    Barbara Frantz, 52, was convicted Friday of first-degree murder in the shooting death of her husband, Gary Frantz, on Jan. 27, 2017 in Leavenworth, Kan. A Kansas woman was convicted of first-degree murder Friday in the shooting death of her husband as a jury rejected her defense attorneys' closing argument that their son was the real killer.

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