Prominent Wichita attorney Dan Monnat is lashing out against CBS News for a “48 Hours” feature about two of his clients.
Monnat defended Chad and Shannon Floyd of Johnson, Kansas, in two trials related to the disappearance of Shannon’s ex-boyfriend, with whom she was arguing over custody of their child. CBS aired a one-hour special on the case of Michael Golub’s disappearance that ended with two hung juries. Chad Floyd comes from one of the wealthiest families in Stanton County, which has a population of fewer than 2,500. Monnat accuses CBS of trying his innocent clients on a show that was inflammatory and incomplete. Prosecutors say they won’t refile charges against the couple unless new evidence surfaces.

Marc LaVoie