Woman's southern Kansas death investigated as homicide

Tony Duesing
October 31, 2017 - 4:08 pm



The death of a woman whose body was found near train tracks in south-central Kansas is being investigated as a homicide. The woman has been identified as 40 year old Tamsen R. Kayzer of Wichita.

The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office says deputies who responded Monday morning noticed trauma on the Kayzer's body. It was found next to a road and near the train tracks. Paramedics pronounced her dead at the scene.

The suspect who Sedgwick County Sheriff are currently looking for is Darnell D. Coleman, a 40 year old man from Wichita. (pictured below). Coleman is black male, 6’ 1” tall and weighs 190 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.   

Authorities are urging anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area from around 11 p.m. Sunday to 8 a.m. Monday to come forward.

Anyone with information about Coleman’s whereabouts or information about suspicious activity in the 10800 block of South Meridian can call 911, or Sheriff’s Investigations at 316-660-5300, or they can call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 316-267-2111. 

Sedgwick County Sheriff
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