Life In Prison For Pawhuska Man In SE Kansas Murder, Arson


Friday, August 4th 2017, 4:10 am
By: News On 6


A Pawhuska man has been sentenced to at least 50 years in prison for killing his estranged wife's boyfriend in Kansas.

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said in a news release that 33-year-old Thad Green was sentenced Thursday in Montgomery County to life without eligibility for parole for 50 years in the death of Cameron Wawrzyniak.

Wawrzyniak's body was found inside a burning house near Independence, Kansas, in December 2015.

Green was located and arrested in Osage County.

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Green also was sentenced to four years and five months for other charges arising from the crime. 

He was found guilty in May of first-degree murder, arson and aggravated burglary

The Associated Press contributed to this report.