View Mobile Site

Life sentence

Death penalty takes its toll on society

Sidney Gleason was in the news again this week. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected his latest appeal of his death penalty sentence.
It’s been 13 years since Gleason and his cousin, Damien Charles Thompson, murdered two Great Bend residents, Mikiala “Miki” Martinez and Darren Wornkey.
There have been other murders in Barton County but only one killer sits on death row. Thompson, now 38, is working in a job at Hutchinson Correctional Facility, where he is incarcerated and where his custody level is low-medium. His earliest possible release date is 2029.
Other murderers remain in custody ...


** Subscribers Log in to read this full article.

In order to view premium content, you must purchase a subscription.

Thank you for showing so much interest in our site! Our policies allow 10 free article views each month. To access additional articles including the E-Tribune, please subscribe. Already a print or online subscriber? Just log on to access additional content.

A subscription is required before viewing this article and other premium content.

Already a registered member and have a subscription?

If you have already purchased a subscription, please log in to view the full article.

Are you registered, but do not have a subscription?

If you are a registed user and would like to purchase a subscription, log in to view a list of available subscriptions.

Interested in becoming a registered member and purchasing a subscription?

Join our community today by registering for a FREE account. Once you have registered for a FREE account, click SUBSCRIBE NOW to purchase access to premium content.

Membership Benefits

  • Instant access to creating Blogs, Photo Albums, and Event listings.
  • Email alerts with the latest news.
  • Access to commenting on articles.

Please wait ...