Ohio man convicted of shooting Topeka man to death


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) A Shawnee County jury convicted a man from Ohio of shooting his ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend to death in Topeka.

William D. Holt II, 26, of Sylvania, Ohio, was convicted Thursday of premeditated first-degree murder in the September 2010, shooting death of Mitch Vose, 32.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that prosecutors say Holt drove from Ohio to Topeka specifically to kill Vose.

District Court Judge Dave Debenham will sentence Holt on Nov. 4.


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