Topeka woman arrested in Wichita homicide

April 26, 2020 - 8:10 am
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Police in Topeka have arrested a woman wanted in connection with a murder in Wichita.

After a stand-off Saturday at a home in southeast Topeka, Police and the Swat team arrested 36-year-old Bobbie Williams-Cox.

Topeka Police went to the home to assist the Wichita Police Department with their investigation.

It all began 7 p.m. Thursday when WPD found 30-year-old Blake Mayes dead on the front porch of a home in the Delano neighborhood. Investigators said there was some sort of disturbance between Mayes and his girlfriend Williams-Cox that also involved 51-year-old William Moore and 28-year-old Jesse Sweeney.

On Friday, William Moore was arrested on charges of criminal possession of a firearm by a felon, domestic battery, and murder in the first degree.

Jesse Sweeney has yet to be located.

If you have any information on the case, you're asked to call WPD detectives at 316-268-4407, Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111, or the See Something Say Something hotline at 316-519-2282.

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