A former Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility inmate now in prison at Lansing, Michael Douglas Peterson, is eligible for a parole hearing in June.
Peterson, 52, was previously convicted of first-degree murder and aggravated robbery, both committed on July 14, 1983, in Johnson County. He also committed aggravated battery - intentional, great bodily harm, on Nov. 12, 2014, at the Larned facility.
Peterson is currently in the Lansing Correctional Facility in maximum security.
If he is granted parole, Peterson will be released in July. The Prisoner Review Board has scheduled public comment sessions in May. These sessions are held so that comments can be received from any interested citizens concerning inmates who are entitled to a parole hearing in June.
Hearings will be held May 17 at Derby Police and Courts, May 19 at the Municipal Court in Topeka, and May 22 at City Hall in Kansas City. Letters may be sent to the Kansas Department of Corrections, Prisoner Review Board, 714 SW Jackson St., Suite 300, Topeka, KS 66603.