February 25, 2021


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Garden Metropolis law enforcement arrest teenager for murder, robbery

Yard Metropolis, Kan. (KWCH) – Update Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020: The Back garden Town Law enforcement Division said it arrested a 16-yr-old juvenile on allegations of very first-diploma murder and aggravated theft.

Law enforcement recognized the teen as Christian Benitez and request help from the group as it investigates the circumstance. The arrest follows the report of officers obtaining a 23-calendar year-outdated person useless inside of a motel space. Law enforcement explained the gentleman, Alec Cantu had indicators of trauma to his physique and “it was obvious that an altercation had occurred.”


Monday, Sept. 28, 2020:

The Backyard Town Law enforcement Division is investigating just after a man was located lifeless in a area motel.

Officers responded to the Sunflower Inn all over 11:24 a.m. on Sunday for a man not respiratory.

When they arrived, they and had been taken to Room 115 by motel personnel. There, officers observed Alec Cantu (23) dead on the flooring. Law enforcement said Cantu had symptoms of trauma to his body and it was apparent that an altercation had taken spot inside the motel place.

At 9:48 a.m. of the identical morning, the Finney County Sheriff’s Business responded to 4100 W. Railroad Ave. for an deserted motor vehicle in the Arkansas River. The vehicle was registered to Alec Cantu and experienced been vandalized.

The investigation is ongoing.

If you witnessed this incident or have info connected to this incident, you are questioned to simply call the Backyard garden Metropolis Law enforcement Section (620) 276-1300. If you desire to continue to be anonymous, you can call Criminal offense Stoppers (620) 275-7807, or textual content your idea to Back garden Metropolis PD, textual content GCTIP, and your idea to Suggestion411 (847411).

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