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UPDATE: Great Bend Police Arrest Murder Suspect

MetrosourceJuly 20, 2021

Police in Great Bend say a suspect is in custody in connection to the death of a man at a hotel Sunday night.

Elias Trejo is accused of killing Micah Merryman-Scifres, who was found dead outside of the Best Western Angus Inn on the 2900 block of Ten Street.

The Barton County Sheriff’s Office says Trejo was arrested during a felony traffic stop Monday evening. He is charged with second-degree murder.

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ORIGINAL: Authorities are investigating after a body was found at a Great Bend hotel.

Officials say Micah Merryman-Scifres was found dead at the Best Western Angus Inn overnight Sunday, but a cause of death has not been released.

Great Bend police are searching for 36-year-old Elias Trejo as a person of interest in the case.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers.

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