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UPDATE: Arrest in McPherson Murder

KSAL StaffApril 15, 2017

Officials have made an arrest in connection with a murder in Mcpherson. According to the McPherson Police Department, 25-year-old Travis Belt has been arrested in connection with the murder of 58-year-old Steven Carlson.

Officers were called to a home in McPherson Saturday afternoon by someone who said a friend was possibly dead.

When officers went into the home, they found Carlson dead.

Police at the time said that the public was in no danger. They believed the victim knew the suspect or suspects and was targeted by them.

Belt could face charges that include 1st degree.

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ORIGINAL – McPherson and state authorities are investigating a homicide in McPherson.

McPherson police said officers were called to a home in McPherson Saturday afternoon by someone who said a friend was possibly dead.

When officers went into the home, they found the person dead.

No arrests have been made.

McPherson police said in a news release that the victim knew the suspect or suspects and was targeted by them.

No other details were released.

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is part of the investigation.]

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