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Woman charged with murder at U.S. Army military installation

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Kansas

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

According 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.

The defendant made her initial court appearance February 22, 2024, 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 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.

A complaint is merely an allegation, and all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.


Updated February 22, 2024