HUGOTON, Kan. (AP) - A Hugoton man has been convicted of
stabbing his mother to death in August 2009.
A Stevens County jury on Thursday convicted 26-year-old Michael
Maestas Jr. of first-degree murder in the death of 52-year-old
Stevens County officials said the woman was found dead in her
home after Maestas called the sheriff's office and said he had
stabbed his mother.
The Garden City Telegram reports that sentencing is scheduled
for June 17.