Parole hearing upcoming for man convicted of 5 W. Kansas murders

A man convicted of murdering three women, a teen and a small child in the 1970's in Western Kansas, could be up for parole this summer.The State Corrections Department says Francis Donald Nemechk will go through a parole hearing in July.

Nemechek, 66, was sentenced on March 7, 1977 to five consecutive life sentences for the killings that happened in December 1974, June 1976 and August 1976.

Ahead of the July parole hearing, three public hearings are scheduled in June, including one on June 14 in Derby at the Police and Courts building.

Nemechek was denied parole in 2007.