Kansas Supreme Court upholds death sentence in Osage County quadruple murders

TOPEKA, Kan. (KWCH) The Kansas Supreme Court upholds the death sentence of James Kahler.

Kahler was convicted of killing his wife, two daughters and wife's grandmother in Osage County in 2009. He was convicted of capital murder in August 2011.

Kahler is the fifth person in Kansas whose death sentence has been upheld by the Kansas Supreme Court since the death penalty was reinstated.

The other four are Scott Cheever, John Robinson, Gary Kleypas and Sydney Gleason. Ten people currently are under sentence of death in Kansas.