Reward Offered For Fugitive’s Capture

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback Wednesday issued an executive order authorizing a $5,000 reward for information leading to the apprehension of fugitive Kevin Robert Welsh.

Welsh is wanted in connection with the deaths of two individuals and shooting of a third in Eureka, Kan., on Oct. 2. He is believed to be armed and dangerous.

“I encourage anyone with knowledge of this crime or the suspect to immediately contact the Greenwood County Sheriff’s office or the KBI,” Governor Brownback said.

The reward was authorized at the request of the Greenwood County Sheriff’s Office, Kansas Bureau of Investigation and Attorney General’s office. Anyone with information relating to this crime should immediately contact the Greenwood County Sheriff’s Office at 620-583-5568 or the Kansas Bureau of Investigation at 1-800-KSCRIME.