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Purinton to Change Plea to Avoid Death Penalty on Federal Hate Crime Charges

Adam Purinton (photo credit: Johnson County Sheriff's Office)

The Olathe man sentenced to life in prison last week for killing a Garmin engineer and wounding two other men plans to plead guilty to hate crime charges and avoid a possible death sentence in federal court. Dan Margolies reports for the Kansas News Service. 

A timeline of events associated with this case is available here.

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