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Two long-time inmates eligible for parole hearings
Public comment sessions start on Wednesday
Randy R. McGee
Randy R. McGee - photo by Kansas Dept. of Corrections

Randy R. McGee, a Kansas Department of Corrections inmate convicted of indecent liberties with a child in Barton County in 1992 and aggravated sexual battery in Pawnee County in 1986, is eligible for a parole hearing before the Prisoner Review Board in November and possible release on Dec. 1. 

Also eligible for a parole hearing in November is Jose N. Deleon, whose convictions include aggravated battery of a law enforcement officer in Pawnee County in 1998.

The board will hold public comment sessions in October for all inmates eligible for hearings in November. There will be Zoom Webinars from 9-11 a.m. on Oct. 4 and Oct. 25. Registration for the Oct. 4 session will close at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 3. The link address is:

Written comments may be mailed to Kansas Department of Corrections, Prisoner Review Board; 714 SW Jackson, Suite 300; Topeka, KS 66603.

McGee, 58, was admitted to the Ellsworth Correctional Facility on April 27, 2021, after a parole violation. His custody level is low-medium and he is working on a job. He has completed several prison programs over the years, including literacy and GED preparation; auto mechanics and carpentry; and sex offender treatment (in 1988 and again in 2023). 

Deleon, 69, was admitted to the Kansas Department of Corrections in 1983. He is currently incarcerated at the Hutchinson Correctional Facility-East where his custody level is low-medium. His previous convictions include robbery and aggravated robbery, committed on July 8, 1978, in Sedgwick County; and rape and aggravated kidnapping, committed on Aug. 9, 1983, in Reno County. His Pawnee County offense occurred while he was incarcerated at the Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility. His earliest possible release date is not specified.