MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: AUGUST 31, 2021
AGENCY: SEDGWICK COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
LOCATION: WICHITA/SEDGWICK COUNTY, KANSAS
TELEPHONE: (316) 660-3880
CONTACT: LIEUTENANT BENJAMIN BLICK
On August 30, 2021, at approximately 9:34 PM, Deputies were dispatched to a stabbing in the 5600 block of south 143rd Street East. When deputies arrived, they located a 48-year-old male in the driveway with multiple stab wounds. The victim was transported by EMS to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
During the investigation, deputies learned there was a physical disturbance between the victim and Douglass R. McGathy (32). McGathy was arrested and booked for Murder in the second degree.
The case remains active and under investigation
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