2 More Arrested In NE Wichita Murder; 6 Now Jailed

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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UPDATE: Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Two more men have been arrested in connection to the murder of a man whose body was found in northeast Wichita last week.

Wichita Police have now arrested a 32-year-old man and a 27-year-old man, bringing the number of suspects in custody for the murder of 34-year-old Shawn Lindsey to 6.

More information is expected during a police briefing later this morning. Check back for updates.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Four men are currently jailed for the murder of a Wichita man, whose body was found last week.

The body of 34-year-old Shawn M. Lindsey of Wichita was found in some brush near K-96 and Hillside last Wednesday. Two utility workers made the discovery.

Lindsey was last seen alive by his girlfriend at a west Wichita business Friday, January 11. Police believe he was killed later that evening, then dumped at K-96 and Hillside.

Officers arrested two men early last weekend and two others late Sunday night. Two of the men are twin brothers.

Police believe Lindsey knew all four men, and had formerly worked with two at a machine shop. Lindsey had been unemployed when he was killed.

Two other men are being sought for questioning, but so far have not been located by police.

All four are currently being held at the Sedgwick County Jail.

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