KCK murder suspect in San Antonio arrested and charged; Victim ID


San Antonio, Texas. — The Kansas City, Kansas, police department identified a victim, arrested and charged a suspect in connection with the murder Thursday.

About 3 a.m. officers It’s called the N. 73rd Terrace and Troup Avenue area regarding a deceased person. When they arrive, they find a dead man inside the apartment.

Man dies in hospital after shooting KCK overnight

The victim has been identified as 51-year-old KCK resident Walter Sawyer.

Investigators tracked the suspect, 50-year-old John Noel, to San Antonio, Texas, where US Marshals took him into custody later that day.

The Wyandotte County District Attorney’s Office charged him with second-degree murder and robbery. His bond was set at $300,000.

Noel remains in custody in Texas while he awaits extradition to Wyandotte County.

The accident is still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the TIPS hotline at 816-474-8477.

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