Clay Wirestone

Clay Wirestone

Clay Wirestone is the opinion editor of the Kansas Reflector, a sibling site of the Pennsylvania Capital-Star. He has written columns and edited reporting for newsrooms in Kansas, New Hampshire, Florida and Pennsylvania.

Sarah Gonzales-McLinn appears May 25, 2021, in Douglas County District Court to accept a deal that reduced her first-degree murder sentence from a Hard 50 to a Hard 25. (Mackenzie Clark/The Lawrence Times)

A Kansas woman killed her abuser. At every level, the system failed her | Opinion

By: - February 9, 2023

Sarah Gonzales-McLinn has already spent the better part of a decade behind bars.