Hoisington man pleads guilty in death of 2-year-old girl

GREAT BEND, Kan. (KWCH) A Hoisington man pleaded guilty to second-degree intentional murder in the death of his girlfriend's two-year-old daughter.

Chaz Stephens, 26, pleaded guilty to the charge in Barton County District Court. As part of the plea agreement, Schmidt agreed to dismiss the remaining lesser charges in the case.

Iviona Lewis' body was found in a black trash bag near Hoisington about three days after she was last known to have been seen in 2018

Stephens' sentencing is scheduled for June 3 at 1:30 p.m.