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Washington Man Sentenced To 27 Years For Attempted Murder, Related Charges

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MARYSVILLE – (May 7, 2019) – A Washington man was sentenced yesterday to more than 27 years in prison after pleading guilty to attempted murder and related charges, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.

Jeffery Scott Guenther, 48, pleaded guilty in February to one count of attempted first degree murder, two counts of attempted second degree murder, one count of aggravated robbery, one count of aggravated arson, one count of aggravated escape from custody, one count of conspiracy to commit aggravated escape from custody, two counts of criminal discharge of a firearm at an occupied dwelling, one count of criminal discharge of a firearm at an occupied building, one count of fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, one count of criminal damage to property and one count of criminal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

District Judge James A. Patton sentenced Guenther to a total of 327 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections.

The crimes occurred in October 2017 in connection with an escape from the Marshall County jail. Matson Zane Hatfield, 31, of Marysville, was sentenced to more than 47 years in prison on related charges in November of last year.

The case was investigated by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office and the Marysville Police Department. Assistant Attorney Adam Zentner of Schmidt’s office and Marshall County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish prosecuted the case.

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