Two men serving prison sentences for crimes committee in Pawnee County are eligible for hearings before the Kansas Prisoner Review Board in June. Public comments are being accepted this month.
Duane L. Miller, 66, is in the special management population at the El Dorado Correctional Facility. He was convicted of rape and kidnapping, both committed in Pawnee County on June 18, 1977. In 1986, Miller was also convicted of second degree murder, committed in 1972 in Johnson County. He was also convicted of two counts of aggravated battery of a law enforcement officer in 2007, in Leavenworth County.
Thomas L. Cox, 55, is in maximum security at Larned State Hospital. He was convicted of aggravated juvenile delinquency in 1977 in Pawnee County, and of aggravated burglary and rape in 1979 in Sedgwick County.
Public comment session are set for 10 a.m. on May 11 at City Hall in Kansas City, 10 a.m. on May 13 at the Derby Police & Courts building, and 8:30 a.m. on May 15 at the Municipal Court House in Topeka.
Any citizen who would like to express comments on these inmates may send a letter to: Kansas Department of Corrections, Prisoner Review Board; 714 SW Jackson, Suite 300; Topeka, KS 66603