OLATHE, Kan. — A judge sentenced a Shawnee man to 30 years in prison for the murder of a Kansas City woman.

In July 2019, the Johnson County District Attorney charged Felipe Chavez, Jr. with the premeditated first-degree murder and rape of a 30-year-old Kansas City woman.

The victim was treated at a Johnson County hospital for three days before she died of her injuries on July 16, 2019.

As part of a deal, Chavez pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, rape, and aggravated criminal sodomy.

He is required to register and have post-release supervision for the remainder of his life if he is eventually paroled or released from prison.

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