Butler County Times Gazette
  • Prelim hearings in student's death rescheduled

  • Preliminary hearings for two suspects in the death of a Tabor College football player have been rescheduled.
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  • Preliminary hearings for two suspects in the death of a Tabor College football player have been rescheduled.
    The hearings for Alton Franklin and DeQuinte Flournoy, both 19, were scheduled this week in McPherson County District Court. The hearings have been rescheduled for Monday.
    Franklin and Flournoy are each charged with second-degree murder in the death last month of 26-year-old Brandon Brown. The redshirt defensive lineman for Tabor died Sept. 22 from injuries he suffered after a fight Sept. 16 in McPherson.
    The Salina Journal reports (http://bit.ly/QHC6We ) Franklin and Flournoy, former McPherson College football players, have been suspended from the college.
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