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Gleason death sentence overturned

Lyons man was convicted of capital murder in 2004 double homicide

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TOPEKA – Ruling the jury instructions may have violated his constitutional rights, the Kansas Supreme Court Friday overturned the death sentence for Sidney Gleason, convicted of capital murder in the 2004 killings of a Great Bend woman and her boyfriend.
Also Friday, the high court ordered a new sentencing hearing in Barton County District Court for Gleason, convicted in 2006 for the deaths of Mikiala “Miki” Martinez and Darren Wornkey. However, it will likely be several weeks before a date is set, officials at the Barton County Courthouse said, adding they had just been made aware of the ruling.
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