Police Arrest Man In Connection With Woman's Murder

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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UPDATE: Monday, September 26, 2011

A domestic dispute led to a Wichita woman's death over the weekend, police said.

Authorities found Dana Arnold, 46, dead inside her apartment in the 800 block of S. Beverly early Saturday morning. Investigators believe she was strangled to death.

Officers arrested Eldridge Sherrill in connection to the crime. Police said he and Arnold had been dating off-and-on for about two years.

UPDATE: Saturday, September 24, 2011

Police officials say a man in his 40s has been arrested for the murder of a Wichita woman.

Officials say the man in custody lives at the home where the woman's body was found. His name has not been released.

"We're working this as a homicide. We have one man in custody and we are certain that this is domestic violence related," said Sgt. Jim Pinegar, Wichita Police.

It's not clear at this time what led investigators to determine the woman's death was a homicide.

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Saturday, September 24, 2011

Wichita police are on the scene of a suspicious death in southeast Wichita.

Emergency crews responded to a 10:59 a.m. call to Sedgwick County 911 dispatchers.

The caller reported finding a woman, in her 40s, not breathing in a residence in the 800 block of South Beverly.

No word yet on the cause of death, or why police have determined the death to be suspicious.

This is a developing story. We have a news crew on the scene, and will bring you details at KAKE News at 6 and 10.

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