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Supreme Court to hear Longoria appeal

Convicted killer asking for review of life sentence

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TOPEKA – Adam J. Longoria, convicted in Barton County for the August 2010 murder of Great Bend teenager Alicia DeBolt, will again be in court next Wednesday when he appeals his sentence before the Kansas Supreme Court in Topeka.
Longoria, now 40, was found guilty of DeBolt’s death in April 2012 and sentenced to life without the possibility of parole in June of that year. However, according to the high court’s docket released Thursday, he is appealing that ruling.
According to the docket, “issues on review are whether defendant’s 6th Amendment right to an impartial jury was violated ...

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