Kevin Wayne Dunlap http://wkyufm.org en Kentucky High Court Upholds Death Sentence in Murder Case Involving Three Children http://wkyufm.org/post/kentucky-high-court-upholds-death-sentence-murder-case-involving-three-children <p>The Kentucky Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of a western Kentucky man who pleaded guilty to killing three children and attacking their mother near Fort Campbell.</p><p>The high court on Thursday found a judge committed no errors in allowing 41-year-old Kevin Wayne Dunlap to admit to the killings in Trigg County and have a jury decide only if he would be condemned to death or face a lesser sentence.</p><p>Dunlap was sentenced to death March 19, 2010. He pleaded guilty to stabbing and killing 5-year-old Ethan Frensley, 17-year-old Kayla Williams and 14-year-old Kortney Frensley when they returned home from school on Oct. 15, 2008 near the Fort Campbell military installation in southern Kentucky. Thu, 20 Jun 2013 15:53:59 +0000 Associated Press 32869 at http://wkyufm.org Kentucky High Court Weighing Death Row Defendant's Claims about Brain http://wkyufm.org/post/kentucky-high-court-weighing-death-row-defendants-claims-about-brain <p>Skeptical justices on the Kentucky Supreme Court are weighing claims by a death row inmate that a missing right frontal lobe of his brain played a role in his attack on a mother and children near Fort Campbell in 2008. Thu, 16 Aug 2012 17:43:37 +0000 Associated Press 17562 at http://wkyufm.org Lawyer: Kentucky Man Given Death Penalty Missing Part of Brain http://wkyufm.org/post/lawyer-kentucky-man-given-death-penalty-missing-part-brain <p>The attorney for a Kentucky death row inmate says her client was incompetent to plead guilty in the slayings of three children because part of his brain is missing. Wed, 01 Aug 2012 19:02:22 +0000 Associated Press 16594 at http://wkyufm.org