Sheriff's son found guilty of second-degree murder in central Kansas man's shooting death


We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)




LINCOLN, Kansas — The son of a Kansas sheriff was convicted of unintentional second-degree murder in the death of a man he considered his best friend.

A Lincoln County jury convicted 34-year-old Scott Weigel Thursday in the September 2013 shooting death of 21-year-old Keith Ancell.

The Salina Journal reports ( ) the shooting occurred in downtown Lincoln after a night of drinking and socializing. Prosecutors argued that Ancell was shot when he refused to get into a vehicle with friends because Weigel was pointing a gun at him.

Weigel is the son of Lincoln County Sheriff Mike Weigel.

He has been in jail since the shooting.

Information from: The Salina (Kan.) Journal,

All content copyright ©2014 Daily Journal, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Click here to read our privacy policy.