A Shawnee County choose denied Tuesday a request from the protection group of Dana Chandler to disqualify the entire Shawnee County District Attorney’s office from managing her retrial in a 2002 double homicide.

Chandler was originally convicted in 2012 in the murder of Mike Sisco and Karen Harkness, but the Kansas Supreme Court docket overturned that result in 2017 and mandated a retrial owing to misconduct by prosecutor Jacqie Spradling.

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Spradling, who moved on to do the job as a prosecutor in Allen and Bourbon counties, has due to the fact remaining her posts in these workplaces and is awaiting probable willpower from the Kansas Supreme Court docket soon after a panel encouraged she be disbarred for her actions in Chandler’s demo and a 2nd case.