Carnival workers arrested in Kansas deaths

Charges not yet filed

July 19, 2018 - 7:53 pm

A probable cause affidavit says a carnival worker admitted to killing a Kansas couple at a county fair.

The suspect, Michael Fowler, told investigators that he shot Sonny and Pauline Carpenter of Wichita, Kansas, at the Barton County fair in Great Bend, Kansas. Investigators believe they were killed Friday. Their bodies were found Monday in a forest near Van Buren, Arkansas. The three suspects were arrested Tuesday in Van Buren

According to the affidavit released Thursday, Fowler told Van Buren police that Rusty Frazier and Kimberly Younger, also known as Myrna Khan, were with him when the couple was killed.

No charges have been filed in the Carpenters' deaths. The affidavit does not discuss a motive for the killings.

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