2015 News Releases

Marion County man pleads guilty to child sex crimes

Release Date: Mar 10, 2015

MARION – (March 10, 2015) – A Marion County man today pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.

 Kenneth Newell, 47, Marion, pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child under 14 years of age.  The crimes occurred in March 2014. Chief Judge Michael Powers accepted the plea in Marion County District Court.  Sentencing is scheduled for April 20 at 11:30 a.m.

 The case was investigated by the Marion Police Department and the Kansas Bureau of Investigation with assistance from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office and the Exploited and Missing Child Unit in Wichita.  Assistant Attorney General Melissa Johnson of Schmidt’s office is prosecuting the case.

 

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