A Texas man pleaded guilty to murder and involuntary manslaughter while driving under the influence in connection with a fatal crash in Geary county in which a mother and her two children were killed.
According to the Kansas Attorney general’s Office, 45-year-old Steven W. Johnson of Houston, pleaded guilty to one count of murder in the second degree – reckless and two counts of involuntary manslaughter. The charges stemmed from a fatal crash on Interstate 70 in November 2016 that resulted in the deaths of Jessica Michelle Thompson and her two minor children.
Sentencing is scheduled for June 1st at 1:30 p.m.
The case was investigated by the Kansas Highway Patrol.