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UPDATE: Murder in McPherson

Todd PittengerFebruary 25, 2020

The death of a man in McPherson is being investigated as a homicide.

According to the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, on Monday of this week the McPherson Police Department received a 911 call from an individual who reported finding a man dead inside a mobile home. Officers arrived at 124 S. Kelly Dr. in McPherson, and discovered the deceased male subject. EMS also responded to the residence and pronounced the man deceased at the scene.

The deceased male has been identified as 63-year-old Kelly G. Peterson, who lived at the residence where he was found. His death is now being investigated as a homicide. No threat exists to the public related to this incident.

Anyone with information in this case is asked to contact the KBI at 1-800-KS-CRIME, or anonymous tips can be made to McPherson County Crime Stoppers at 620-241-1122.

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ORIGINAL: The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the McPherson Police Department are investigating a McPherson man’s death.

On Monday, Feb. 24, the McPherson Police Department received a 911 call from an individual who reported finding a man dead inside a mobile home. At around 12:05 p.m., officers arrived at 124 S. Kelly Dr. in McPherson, and discovered the deceased male subject. EMS also responded to the residence and pronounced the man deceased at the scene.

The KBI was asked to assist with the case at approximately 1 p.m. on Monday. KBI agents and the Crime Scene Response Team responded.

Authorities are investigating the circumstances as suspicious, and an autopsy will be performed. The man will be identified once all next of kin have been notified.

Anyone with information related to this case is asked to contact the KBI at 1-800-KS-CRIME, or anonymous tips can be made to McPherson County Crime Stoppers at 620-241-1122.

 

This investigation is ongoing.

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