A man convicted of second degree murder and attempted voluntary manslaughter in 1987 in Russell County, and a man convicted of sex crimes in Pawnee and Barton County, are eligible for parole hearings in April. A total of 18 Kansas inmates are scheduled for possible parole in May. Prior to their parole hearings, the Prisoner Review Board will take public comments.
Theodore Abbott Jones, 54, is incarcerated at El Dorado Correctional Facility under low-medium security. Jones, who uses the alias “Butt Naked,” committed the Russell County crimes on March 24, 1986, and went to prison in 1987. He also has a Butler County conviction for indecent solicitation of a child older than 14 but under 16 years of age, that occurred in 1996.
Randy Ray McGee, 48, is incarcerated at Hutchinson Correction Facility-East and his custody level is low-medium. He was convicted of aggravated sexual battery that occurred Aug. 20, 1986, in Pawnee County – a case that is no longer active – and for indecent liberties with a child, a crime that occurred July 25, 1992, in Barton County.
Public hearings will be held March 18 at City Hall in Kansas City, March 20 at the Finney State Office Building in Wichita, and March 22 at the Landon State Office Building in Topeka.
Written comments may also be mailed to: Kansas Department of Corrections, Prisoner Review Board; Landon State Office Building; 900 SW Jackson St., 4th Floor; Topeka, KS 66612-1220.