WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — A Wichita man was sentenced Tuesday after beating a homeless man to death in February.
According to the Sedgwick County District Attorney’s Office, 64-year-old David Chandler was sentenced to 214 months (17 years and 10 months) in prison.
According to the Wichita Police Department (WPD), Chandler, along with 32-year-old Abel Molina, attacked Barnes with a pipe near Seneca and McClean on Feb. 22. Officers found Barnes beaten. He was transported to a hospital, where he later died.
Molina is scheduled to be back in court in January 2023.