Dec 02, 2019 3:00 PM

Kansas man under investigation for alleged child rape

Posted Dec 02, 2019 3:00 PM


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JACKSON COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating a Kansas man for alleged child sex crimes.


On October 22, Jackson County Sheriff’s Office investigators and deputies served a search warrant on the home a home in rural Mayetta, according to Sheriff Tim Morse. During the search warrant, law enforcement interviewed 63-year-old Ronnie Jack Dinger, and collected evidence from the scene.


Deputies arrested Dinger November 27 on a Jackson County District Court warrant for rape, aggravated indecent liberties to a child under sixteen years of age and aggravated indecent liberties to a child under 14 years of age, according to Morse.


Dinger was booked into the Jackson County Jail where and was later released after posting bond. He is expected to make a court appearance this week.

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Update: Man injured in fire at Kan. nursing home dies


SHAWNEE COUNTY- One person injured in a weekend fire at a nursing home in Topeka has died.


Just after 10p.m. Saturday, fire crews responded to the report of a structure fire at 2075 SW Fillmore Street in Topeka, according to Fire Marshal Michael Martin.


Upon arrival, fire crews reported smoke in the hallways and were led by the Rose Villa nursing home staff to a victim that had sustained life threatening injuries from a fire. The victim identified as Alvie J. McCluskey, 64, was evacuated and treated at the scene, before being transported to a local hospital where he died, according to Martin.


The fire was contained to the room of fire origin and was out on arrival.


The Fire Investigation Uni determined the cause of the fire as accidental associated with careless use of smoking materials.


The structure sustained no damage; contents loss is being estimated at $1500.00. Working smoke detectors were found within the structure and operated as designed.


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SHAWNEE COUNTY- One person was injured in a weekend fire at a nursing home in Topeka.


Just after 10p.m. Saturday, fire crews responded to the report of a structure fire at 2075 SW Fillmore Street in Topeka, according to Fire Marshal Michael Martin.


Upon arrival, fire crews reported smoke in the hallways and were led by the Rose Villa nursing home staff to a victim that had sustained life threatening injuries from a fire. The victim was evacuated and treated at the scene, before being transported to a local hospital in critical condition.


The fire was contained to the room of fire origin and was out on arrival.


The Fire Investigation Uni determined the cause of the fire as accidental associated with careless use of smoking materials.


The structure sustained no damage; contents loss is being estimated at $1500.00. Working smoke detectors were found within the structure and operated as designed.