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Kiowa County Signal - Kiowa County, KS
  • Seba charged with two counts of first-degree murder, one count of attempted first-degree murder

  • Bryant Seba was officially charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the shooting death of Alexandria Duran and her unborn child. An attempted first-degree murder charge was filed in the connection of the shooting and wounding of Brandon Wright.
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  • Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today filed two first-degree murder charges and an attempted first-degree murder charge against Bryant Alan Seba.
    Schmidt filed one count of first-degree murder in connection with the July 24 shooting death of Alexandria Duran and a second count in connection with the death of Duran's unborn child. Schmidt also filed a count of attempted first-degree murder in connection with the shooting and wounding of Brandon Wright.
    In addition to the criminal charges, Schmidt filed notice that if Seba is convicted of any charges less than first degree murder, the state will ask the jury to find that the crimes were racially motivated and ask the court to impose longer prison terms because of that factor.
    Seba remins in the Pratt County Jail in lieu of $2 million bond. He is scheduled for a first appearance at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 5 in the Pratt County District Court. Deputy Attorney General Victor Braden will lead the prosecution.
    Criminal charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.
    Information provided from the Kansas Attorney General's office.
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