HAYS, Kan. (KAKE) - Hays police found a 57-year-old man dead in a house on Monday and have arrested Monte J. Wilson in connection to the death.

Just before 10 pm police were notified of an unresponsive man in the 200 block of West 6th Street. The man was dead upon their arrival and they report he appeared to have been beaten. 

Wilson was arrested on scene for second-degree murder and aggravated battery. Police did not release the victim's name.

If you have any information relating to this case you are encouraged to contact Detective David Gillan at 785-625-1030 or by email at [email protected].

Kansas Department of Corrections record show Wilson is currently on parole for drug possession and has prior convictions that include aggravated battery, witness intimidation, criminal threat and drug-related crimes.