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Arrest made in death of Wichita man found stabbed to death

June 9, 2018

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police say an arrest has been made in the death of a man found stabbed to death in Wichita.

Wichita police said Saturday in a news release that a 53-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder. Police have not released the name of the suspect or the victim.

Police were called to a South Erie Street address around 10:30 p.m. Friday, and arriving officers found the body of a 68-year-old man in the street. Authorities say the suspect had fled in the victim’s black pickup truck, which was recovered by police Saturday.

Police say the stabbing followed an argument between the two men. Investigators say the stabbing was not a random incident.

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