2014 News Releases

Statement from the Kansas Attorney General’s Office on Pratt Investigation

Release Date: Jan 17, 2014

PRATT – (January 17, 2014) – The Pratt Police Department and Kansas Bureau of Investigation are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of an infant in Pratt on Saturday, January 11.

Any criminal prosecution resulting from the investigation will be handled by the Kansas Attorney General’s Office at the request of the Pratt County Attorney. No charges have been filed. Any charges that might arise from the investigation are merely accusations. Individuals are presumed innocent unless or until proven guilty.

The Kansas Attorney General's Office and other involved agencies are bound by the Kansas Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 3.6, Trial Publicity and Rule 3.8, Special Responsibilities of a Prosecutor.

Media inquiries should be directed to Clint Blaes, Kansas Attorney General's Office, 785-296-6115.

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