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Woman charged with helping Larned patient escape

Jan. 06, 2022 11:55 AM EST

LARNED, Kan. (AP) — A Ulysses woman has been charged with helping a man escape from the Larned State Hospital this week. The Pawnee County Attorney’s Office announced that 38-year-old Emilia Melinda Brown was charged Wednesday with aiding escape. She is being held on $15,000...

Security check at Larned hospital accelerated after escapes

Jan. 04, 2022 18:10 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — State officials said Tuesday they are working to find an independent firm to review security procedures at Larned State Hospital after two inmates escaped from the psychiatric facility since June. The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services said in...

KBI investigating death of Lakin man found on Christmas Day

Dec. 28, 2021 09:26 AM EST

LAKIN, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is joining the Kearney County Sheriff's Office to investigate the death of a man in western Kansas. KBI said Monday that 23-year-old Cristofer J. Davilla-Cardoza was found with stab wounds on Christmas morning in the parking...