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Jury to hear case of man charged with killing girlfriend

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Monday, June 3, 2013, at 3:30 p.m.
  • Updated Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at 3 p.m.

Jury selection was scheduled to begin Monday in the second-degree murder trial of a Hutchinson man charged with shooting his girlfriend to death in her east Wichita home on June 2.

Ronald Harner, 48, is charged in the death of Jolie Crosby, 41, who was shot once in the head in the living room of her home in the 8400 block of East Greenbriar Court, which is near 29th Street North and Rock Road

Wichita police said Crosby’s 14-year-old daughter called 911 to report the shooting. Crosby was pronounced dead at the scene. Harner has been held in the Sedgwick County Jail on $250,000 bond since his arrest. The trial is being held in the courtroom of District Judge Joseph Bribiesca.

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