Lawrence man convicted in 2016 beating of KU student, suspect in homicide

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TOPEKA (WIBW)-- A Lawrence man convicted in the 2016 beating and kidnapping of a KU student he met online is now accused in a woman's suspicious death.

According to the Lawrence Journal World, Shane Allen was arrested on a probation violation Wednesday.

He was convicted December 2016 on two counts of aggravated battery.

In that case, Allen confined a 20 year-old woman to his home, beating her repeatedly over six days.

Allen met the woman on Tinder, LJ World is now reporting Lawrence Police are investigating the suspicious death of a woman who met Allen online.

The woman identified as Sabrina Frock, 27, of Brookfield, Missouri was mortally injured April 29th after that visit.

She died days later at a Kansas hospital. Allen was arrested Wednesday after a string of probation violations were filed against him at the end of May.

Bond has been set at $20,000, his next court appearance is June 20th.