MANHATTAN, KAN. – Law enforcement authorities are investigating a murder and have a suspect in custody.
Just after 8p.m. Saturday, officers with the Riley County Police Department arrested Steven Meredith, 32, of Junction City, on a Riley County District Court warrant for first degree murder, according to a media release from Riley County Police.
Meredith is being held in the Riley County Jail on $1,000,000.00 bond in connection to the October 2017 death of Carrie Jones, 48, of Junction City.
Meredith has previous convictions of arson, aggravated failure to appear, flee or attempted to elude police, obstruction, theft and drugs, according to the Kansas Department of Corrections.
Authorities released no additional details late Saturday.