Feb 22, 2024

Woman accused of man's murder at Fort Riley

Posted Feb 22, 2024 10:00 PM

TOPEKA, KAN. – A Kansas woman has been charged through criminal complaint for a shooting death that took place on the federal military installation, Fort Riley.

The U.S. Attorney's Office in Wichita issued a news release that said acccording to court documents, Margaret E. Shafe, 30, of Fort Riley is charged with murder in the second degree for shooting and killing Greg Shafe on February 19, 2024, while on Fort Riley, according to the United State's Attorney.

The defendant made her initial court appearance Thursday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Rachel E. Schwartz of the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas. If convicted, she faces a maximum possible penalty of life in prison.

The Department of Army Criminal Investigation Division and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are investigating the case.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen A. Hunting and Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Robin Graham are prosecuting the case.