The Kansas Prisoner Review Board denied parole to George Rainey, who shot and killed a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper in 1981, reports the Topeka Capital-Journal.

Rainey, 53, was sentenced to life in prison for first-degree murder in the July 11, 1981, gunshot slaying in Butler County of Ferdinand F. "Bud" Pribbenow, 47, a married father of four daughters.

Rainey ambushed Pribbenow during a traffic stop, fatally shooting the trooper in the chest. Rainey took Pribbenow's service weapon and led officers on a pursuit that ended in gunfire. Rainey was taken into custody after officers returned fire, striking him several times.

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