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The Times, Kansas City, KS, 12/4/86

Sunday, February 1, 1987

Karen Lampkin was watching television in her Kansas City, Kans., home when a youth broke in the front window, apparently intent on burglarizing the house. She shot and killed the intruder. A judge ruled that "she had every right to use force to terminate the unlawful entry into her home."

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