JOCO DA files capital murder charge in the death of pregnant woman in Olathe

April 26, 2018 - 5:14 pm

Olathe, KS - Devonte Dominique Wash, 26, of Kansas City, Kansas, has been charged with Capital Murder for the death of Ashley Harlan in January, according to the Johnson County District Attorney's Office.

Bond is currently set at $5,000,000.

Wash is expected to make his first appearance in District Court Friday at 1:30 p.m.

On January 30th, 2018, police officers responding to a 911 call found Ashley Harlan, 23, dead inside a home on East Westerfield Place in Olathe.

She was about 5 months pregnant when she was killed. 

She had moved recently to Olathe from Manhattan, Kansas to be nearer to her baby's father. In photos below, Wash was seen standing with Harlan's family members, asking for the public's assistance in finding the killer.


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