Photo: Crawford County Sheriff's Office

Fourth arrest made in deaths of Wichita couple

Bodies were found in Arkansas

July 26, 2018 - 11:05 pm

A fourth arrest has been made in the homicide case of a Wichita couple. 

Christine Tenney of Santa Fe, Texas, was arrested Thursday.  According to the Van Buren Police Department, she is being charged with abuse of a corpse, felony theft by receiving, tampering with physical evidence and obstruction of governmental operations.

Sonny and Pauline Carpenter, of Wichita, were found dead.  Thier bodies were left in a shallow grave in the Ozark National Forest in Arkansas.  The couple were reported missing from the Barton County Fair in Kansas.

Rusty Frasier, Kimberly Younger and Michael Fowler have also been charged with crimes related to the deaths of the Carpenters. All three worked as carnival workers at the Barton County Fair. 


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