Texas Woman Convicted In 2 Kansas Murders

Great Bend, Kan. (AP) – A Texas woman has been convicted of capital murder for her role in the slayings of a Wichita, Kansas couple who were killed after a carnival worker ordered their deaths as part of a fictitious carnival mafia. A jury found 57 year old Kimberley Younger of Aransas Pass, Texas, guilty Friday of capital murder, conspiracy to commit murder in the first degree, solicitation to commit murder in the first degree, and theft. She is one of several people convicted in the July, 2018 deaths of Alfred and Pauline Carpenter, who were working as vendors at the Barton County fair in Kansas.  Prosecutors have said the Carpenters were killed at the fair, and their bodies were buried in a national forest in Arkansas. Sentencing is Nov. 29.

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