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Convicted rapist sues over his trial and sentence – Wichita, Kansas

Wichita, Kansas 2022-08-05 14:38:47 –

WICHITA, Kansas (KSNW) — A man serving a life sentence for the rape and attempted murder of a 7-year-old girl in Wichita is trying new ways to fight his beliefs.

Corbin Breitenbach filed a civil suit against Kansas. He has been transferred from the Eldorado prison back to the Sedgwick County Jail so that he can attend hearings on the matter next week.

of Child attacked in West Wichita apartment in June 2017. In 2018, The jury found Breitenbach guilty Of attempted death penalty, rape, aggravated criminal sodomy, aggravated robbery.Judge Joe Kisner sentenced him to life imprisonment No possibility of parole.

Last year, the Kansas Supreme Court dismissed Breitenbach’s appeal. He also tried to appeal to the United States Supreme Court.

In a civil suit against the state, Breitenbach alleges judicial bias, prosecutorial misconduct, ineffective advocacy of attorneys, and that his sentence violated the Eighth Amendment’s prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment. claim. They are similar to the claims he made on his unsuccessful appeal.

He wants Kizner, District Attorney Mark Bennett, and defense counsel called as witnesses.

Kansas attorney Robin Summer has filed a response to Breitenbach’s handwritten complaint asking the court to dismiss it.

A hearing is scheduled for August 10th.

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