WICHITA, Kan Longtime Wichita radio host Tim Peters has died, officials of LITE 99.7 confirmed Tuesday afternoon.
A station manager said employees became concerned when Peters didn't show up for work Tuesday morning.
From 1982 to 1997, Peters was part of the top rated morning program on KEYN and KKRD. He left Wichita for radio jobs in Omaha and Kansas City. Peters returned to the Wichita airwaves in 2007, and most recently worked for Lite 99.7
In a news release, LITE 99.7 General Manager Belinda Atteberry added, "Tim’s family, friends and the 99.7 LITE FM team are heartbroken and ask for privacy today as we all come to terms with this news."
Peters' family has set up a fund to cover funeral, medical and living costs. For more information,
Peters wrote of a near death experience in a blog. To read it