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Authorities Surround Business in Search of Suspect

KSAL StaffOctober 15, 2013

The Kansas Attorney General’s office says a man wanted in connection with a double-homicide in southeast Kansas wasn’t located during a search in a small town.

Authorities on Monday evening closed roads and evacuated homes near a laundry in Eureka where they were searching for Kevin Robert Welsh, who’s being sought in the Oct. 2 shooting deaths of 52-year-old Sheila Kriesel and 54-year-old Keith Kriesel. Another woman was injured in the shootings.

Welsh hasn’t been charged in the shootings, but the state is offering a $5,000 reward for his capture.

Attorney General Derek Schmidt’s office said in a statement Tuesday that Welsh was not located in the Monday evening searches in Eureka. The attorney general’s office also says Welsh is believed to be in the Eureka area and considered armed.

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