Bird Sentenced for Conspiracy to Commit Murder


A Cherokee county woman is sentenced to five years in the Kansas Department of Corrections in connection to a deadly 2015 stabbing.

In April of this year, Alyssa Cheyenne Bird, 18, of West Mineral plead guilty to conspiracy to commit murder in the first degree. The Cherokee County Attorney’s Office alleges bird conspired with her mother, Crystal Galloway and her mother’s boyfriend, Dakota Cunningham in the crime. According to the office, the three lured Robin Fought, 58, to a secluded area in rural Cherokee county. Galloway and Cunningham then stabbed him multiple times and attempted to burn his body and vehicle. Galloway was convicted of murder in September of 2016, and was sentenced to life in prison. Cunningham plead guilty to murder in May of 2017 and was sentenced to nearly fourteen years in prison. Bird is the final defendant facing charges in this case.

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