Man charged in shooting death in southeast Kansas

February 18, 2019 - 8:38 pm

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says a man, 43, has been charged with first-degree murder after a shooting death in southeast Kansas.

The KBI and the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office are investigating after a man was found dead Sunday night at a home in Sedan.

The KBI said in a news release Monday that deputies found Joe Corman, 46, of Peru, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the Sedan City Hospital.

Sheriff's deputies arrested Travis Dickson Sunday evening at his home in Niotaze. Dickson was charged Monday with first-degree murder.

No further information was immediately released.

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