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​Longoria waives right to attend sentencing

Adam Joseph Longoria told Barton County District Judge Hannelore Kitts on Monday that he didn’t want to attend his sentencing the following morning, since he already knew what the outcome would be. His chair in court remained empty on Tuesday.
Kitts held a hearing Monday attended by Longoria; Wichita attorney John Val Wachtel, representing Longoria; and Kevin O’Connor and Andrew Bauch, assistant attorneys general. O’Connor objected to Longoria’s decision not to attend sentencing, but couldn’t provide a case showing he was required to attend.
The following is from the court transcript of that hearing:
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