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Posted: Tuesday, 05 August 2014 10:08AM

A Killing in Southeast Kansas



COLUMBUS, Kan. - Cherokee County authorities say a suspect was hospitalized and is expected to be charged in the fatal shooting of a southeast Kansas man. Sheriff David Groves says 20-year-old William J. Stephens was found shot to death Monday at his home nine miles west of Columbus. Deputies located a 19-year-old man from rural Columbus several blocks away who was suffering from severe injuries that the sheriff said were not gunshots.The Joplin Globe reports (http://bit.ly/1sqB9Tv ) the suspect was hospitalized and placed under arrest. Groves says Stephens and the suspect had a dispute before the shooting. The investigation is continuing.
 

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Locations : ColumbusKansasSoutheast Kansas
People : David GrovesWilliam J. Stephens
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08/05/2014 10:09AM
A Killing in Southeast Kansas
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