Deadly 8 Buck Pill Deal Gone Wrong Sends Olathe Dude To Jail For Half Century

A reminder that it's best not to deal with anxious suburbanites . . . Also, here's more proof that the illegal drug trade is now rampant at every edge of the metro.

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A jury convicted Bibee of the crimes related to the murder of 17-year-old Rowan Padgett.

Court documents show Bibee arranged to buy Xanax in March 2019.

The affidavit says Padgett was killed after the deal fell through. Bibee, who was 18 years old at the time, was wounded two days later in shootout with police.

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Man gets life sentences for Olathe teen's murder over $8 drug deal

OLATHE, Kan. - A Johnson County judge sentenced a man to consecutive life sentences for the murder of a teenager over an $8 Xanax deal. In Kansas, a life sentence equals 50 years. Matthew Lee Bibee, Jr. will be required to serve at least 50 years of his sentence before being eligible for parole.

Overland Park man sentenced to life in prison for killing teenager in Olathe

A Johnson County judge has sentenced Matthew Bibee, Jr., to consecutive life sentences for attempted capital murder and first-degree murder. Bibee Jr. was found guilty by a jury for those charges on Oct. 28, 2022. He was convicted of killing 17-year-old Rowan Padgett, who was murdered in the 12300 block of South Mullen Court.