Lawrence Police have arrested two suspects in connection with a triple-fatal shooting on Oct. 1, 2017 in downtown Lawrence. Gretchen Brown, mother of Leah Brown, 22, who was fatally shot, reacts to news of the arrest on Tuesday.
Police found Marco Green, 28, with fatal gunshot wounds early Sunday morning at an apartment complex that was not his residence. Left behind are family and friends who remember the father of four and want to know what happened.
Three died and two were injured in a shooting in downtown Lawrence early Sunday. A woman and two men died from their injuries: Leah Elizabeth Brown, 22, of Shawnee, and Colwin Lynn Henderson, 20, and Tremel Dupree Dean, 24, both of Topeka.
Thomas C. Santamaria Jr. told police "I won" as they lead him away in handcuffs. Convicted of first-degree murder for the beating and strangulation death of his wife, Yuvett Santamaria, Thomas Santamaria was sentenced to life in prison. (Video by Robert A. Cronkleton)
Carrie Mae Blewett was found dead on Aug. 4, at 51st and College in Kansas City, three weeks after family reported her missing to police. An officer failed to take initial missing person’s report because there was nothing to suggest Blewett was in danger. Music: "Anguish" Kevin MacLeod/CC BY 3.0
Tamara Landis, the aunt of Cullen Landis who was attacked while at Ruskin High School, says her nephew wasn't perfect but that no relative should have to learn their child is being transported from school unresponsive.