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UPDATE: Sheriff’s Son Arrested In Murder Case

KSAL Staff - September 9, 2013 1:20 pm

The son of the Lincoln County Sheriff is in jail facing second degree murder charges.

According to the Lincoln County Attorney’s Office, 33-year-old Scott M. Weigel was arrested Monday on a warrant charging him with second degree murder. He is the son of Lincoln County Sheriff Mike Weigel.

The arrest is in connection with the shooting death of 21-year-old Keith Ancell. Deputies responded to a home in the 100 block of East School Street in Lincoln in the overnight hours Monday and found Ancell dead. His body was outside, in front a home.

Officials had the street blocked off for much of the morning as they worked the case. By early afternoon the street was back open.

Weigel is being held in the Lincoln County Jail on a $750,000 bond.


Law enforcement officials are investigating a death in Lincoln.

Not a lot of details are yet available.

Officials had School Street in Lincoln blocked off Monday morning as they worked the case. By early afternoon the street was back open.

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office referred KSAL News to the Kansas Bureau for information regarding the case.

As soon as more details are available this story will be updated.

Fuchs Mi

September 10, 2013 at 8:59 am

So this story rates being on top for 2 days? Come on now. If this happened in Salina it would have been buried by now. But the son of our sheriff wouks for him against county policy.

Fuchs Mi

September 10, 2013 at 9:00 am

should be works.


September 10, 2013 at 8:47 pm

Fuchs, They need to make every other county around them look bad, so it doesn’t make Saline county appear like the armpit of the state, which it is.

Iggy p Daily

September 11, 2013 at 8:07 am

My understanding is it had something to do with what one guy posted on a site about the other and he found out who it was because of law enforcement connections. Are you paying attention to the news CYBS.

Red Neck

September 11, 2013 at 10:42 am

There will be alot of rumors going around hopefully the truth will come out soon.

Debra Rogan

September 11, 2013 at 8:59 pm

Dad’s not only Sheriff but before that was Highway Patrol. A true tragedy for both families and communities!

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