Kansas man arrested after death of boy

November 07, 2018 - 6:59 pm

Authorities say they have arrested a man after a boy died in southwest Kansas.

The Stevens County Sheriff's Office contacted the Kansas Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday for assistance in a death that occurred in Moscow.

The KBI reports sheriff's deputies who were called to a home Tuesday afternoon to investigate the welfare of a child at a Moscow home. They discovered a child, identified as Mikhail Lahey Jr., 2, dead in the home.

After questioning, the homeowner was questioned and was later booked into the Stevens County jail for first-degree murder.

The KBI says the investigation is continuing and no further information will be released at this time.

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