Murder

March 07, 2019 - 1:50 pm
A second suspect has been arrested connected to a February murder. The Wichita Police Department in a news release says they have arrested Reyna Wallace, 34, of El Dorado on one count of 1st degree murder. This is the second arrest regarding a criminal homicide occurring at 4400 block of S...
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March 04, 2019 - 7:44 pm
The Kansas Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from the youngest of five men convicted in the 2015 shooting death of a Salina teenager. The court ruled Friday that Saline County prosecutors did not coerce Andrew Woodring into pleading no contest plea in the slaying of Allie Saum, 17. The court...
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February 28, 2019 - 8:34 pm
Charges have been dropped against one of the suspects in the deadly shooting of a Topeka woman. Justin Lee McCoy, 30, was released Wednesday. He had been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Patricia Sanders, whose body was found last May in her Topeka home. Shawnee County District...
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February 27, 2019 - 2:03 pm
Three weeks ago, 22-year-old Lorenzo Wade of Wichita was shot multiple times; he died in the parking lot of Genesis Health Club at 13th & West. On Tuesday afternoon, investigators closed in on a suspect at an address near 29th Street South & Seneca. They arrested a 25-year-old man on a...
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February 21, 2019 - 6:11 pm
An Olathe girl has been charged along with an adult suspect in the death of an Overland Park teenager. The girl, 17, was charged as a juvenile with first-degree felony murder in the January death of Ben Workman-Greco, 17, who was fatally shot at his apartment. Prosecutors have filed notice that...
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February 19, 2019 - 6:57 pm
A man who allegedly stabbed a woman to death and stuffed her body into a trash can was ordered to stand trial for intentional second-degree murder. Ronald Lee Kidwell, 48, is charged in the July 2018 death of MeShon Cooper, 43, whose body was found at Kidwell's home. According to testimony, Kidwell...
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February 13, 2019 - 8:47 pm
A man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and dumping her body in a suitcase in Connecticut is a citizen of Portugal who has been in the U.S. illegally for more than a year, federal authorities said Wednesday as the victim's loved ones gathered for her funeral. Javier Da Silva Rojas, who had been...
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February 06, 2019 - 7:56 pm
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says the deaths of a Kansas father and son were a murder-suicide. Rawlins County emergency responders found the bodies of Gary Withers, 74, and Daniel Withers, 41, Feb. 1 on a farm in northwest Kansas. The KBI said in a news release Wednesday that preliminary...
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February 04, 2019 - 10:34 pm
An arrest has been made in Wichita's first homicide of the year. Jose Fortiz was arrested late Monday afternoon on charges of 1st degree murder and an outstanding warrant. The shooting happened at around 11:40 p.m. on Saturday night behind a night club in the 1900 block of south Hydraulic, near Mt...
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January 30, 2019 - 7:05 pm
A Dodge City man has been found guilty of first-degree murder in a 2015 shooting death. Julio Fraire, 31, was convicted Tuesday after a five-day trial. Prosecutors say Ramiro Nicolas Bernal 32, was shot to death on July 25, 2015 in the parking lot of the Dodge City Daily Globe . Fraire was arrested...
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