WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - Ricky Hollins has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a woman whose body was found in a south Wichita motel room in 2020.

The 42-year-old was found guilty early this year of first-degree murder, but not guilty of buying sexual relations and a misdemeanor. 

The body of 33-year-old Stephanie Duran was found in a room at the Budget Motel at 1315 South Broadway. At the time, officers were called there for a report of an unresponsive female. They said that Duran suffered injuries to her body.

Hollins does have the possibility of parole after 50 years and was ordered to cover the cost of the victim's funeral which was $1,877.10.