UPDATE: Suspects charged in robbery of dying woman at drive-thru

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WICHITA, Kan. — Three suspects accused of robbing a dying woman at a Wichita drive-thru last week have been formally charged.

Quanique Dontrell Thomas-Hameen, Daquantrius Shaquill Johnson and Keith Byron Hickels Jr., all 19 years old, made their first appearance this afternoon in Sedgwick County district court.

All three were charged with one count or robbery, and bond was set at $200,000 for each.

They're expected to be back in court for a preliminary hearing later this month.


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Wichita Police say they have arrested the third person wanted in connection to the robbery of a dying woman at a Wichita drive-thru restaurant.

On Sunday, December 29, 43-year-old Danielle Zimmerman suffered a brain aneurysm after she pulled into the parking lot of Taco Bell in the 3700 block of East Harry. As she lay unconscious in her SUV, her purse, iPhone and wedding ring were stolen. She died at a local hospital the next day.

Children sledding later found her discarded purse near I-135 and Mount Vernon, but several credit cards, cash, phone and wedding ring were still missing.

Monday morning, police announced that they arrested two 19-year-old men in connection to the theft. Acting on a Crime Stoppers tip, the men were arrested Friday night in the 1600 block of South Broadway.

Quanique Dontrell Thomas-Hameen was booked for robbery, failure to appear and driving while suspended. Daquantrius Shaquill Johnson was booked for robbery, possession of a firearm and probation violation.

Yesterday, a third suspect showed up to turn himself in on a probation violation. Keith Byron Hickels Jr., 19, was then arrested on robbery charges.

Some of Zimmerman's property has been recovered over the course of the investigation, but her wedding ring is still missing.

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