Johnson County jury finds man guilty of capital murder in death of pregnant girlfriend

Greg Sims
Posted at 8:06 PM, May 02, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-03 12:43:20-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Johnson County jury found a man guilty of capital murder Monday in the death of his pregnant girlfriend.

Devonte Wash, 30, shot and killed Ashley Harlan, whose body was found Jan. 30, 2018, inside an Olathe townhouse in the 1200 block of Westerfield Place.

Harlan, 23, was pregnant with a baby boy when she was murdered. Wash was Harlan's boyfriend.

Wash will be sentenced on June 24 at 10 a.m.