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AG Schmidt and DA Bennett statement on Kansas Supreme Court decisions

TOPEKA – (July 25, 2014) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett today released the following statement on the Kansas Supreme Court’s decisions in State v. Reginald Carr and State v. Jonathan Carr:

“We are carefully reviewing the two opinions, which together constitute nearly 500 pages and address numerous legal issues. Some issues were decided favorably for the state, and others were not. We will work closely together in the coming days and weeks to determine the next steps that must be taken in these cases. All options will be considered. We are committed to seeking justice in this case for the victims, their families and the community.”