Archive for April 2017

Carbon monoxide caused deaths of two at 109th and Parallel

Authorities have now determined that carbon monoxide was the cause of the deaths of a man and woman found dead inside a sport utility vehicle on Sunday at 109th and Parallel, in the Walmart parking lot, according to a police spokesman.

Police stated that they have not yet determined if the deaths were accidental.

Suspect in homicide case on Troup Avenue found dead

The suspect identified in a homicide case in the 800 block of Troup Avenue was found dead on Sunday, April 23, in Kansas City, Mo., from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to a Kansas City, Kansas, police spokesman.

Tabitha Newbill, 24, was found dead on Saturday night from multiple gunshot wounds after a domestic disturbance at her residence near 8th and Troup, police said.

The Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department is not actively seeking any other individual or suspect in this case, the spokesman said.

The homicide remains under investigation by the department’s Criminal Investigations Division, which is encouraging anyone with information to call the TIPS hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

KCK students selected for academic honor society at K-State

Anna Kucera, junior in biological engineering and pre-veterinary medicine, and Chantel Rice, master’s student in business administration, both from Kansas City, Kansas, have been named to Phi Kappa Phi honor society at Kansas State University, Manhattan.

They are among more than 90 persons who are new members of Phi Kappa Phi at K-State.

The organization recognizes and promotes academic excellence in all fields of higher education and engages the community of scholars in service to others.

The new initiates are second semester juniors in the upper 7.5 percent of their class, seniors in the upper 10 percent of their class, or outstanding graduate students in the top 10 percent of their class.