Nov 23, 2020 10:00 PM

Man charged with murder for stabbing at Kansas home

Posted Nov 23, 2020 10:00 PM
 Junious has numerous previous felony convictions that include aggravated battery, aggravated escape from custody, theft, criminal possession of a weapon, theft, flee and attempt to elude and and was currently on parole through Kansas Dept. of Corrections-photo Sedgwick County Jail
 Junious has numerous previous felony convictions that include aggravated battery, aggravated escape from custody, theft, criminal possession of a weapon, theft, flee and attempt to elude and and was currently on parole through Kansas Dept. of Corrections-photo Sedgwick County Jail

SEDGWICK COUNTY —A wanted Kansas felon arrested in connection with a fatal stabbing made his first court appearance Thursday.

Kenneth Junious, Jr., 34, was charged with  1st degree murder, according to the Sedgwick County District Attorney's office.

Just before 1:30 a.m. Nov. 15, police responded to a stabbing at a home in the 2800 block of South Washington in Wichita, according to officer Charley Davidson. 

Upon arrival, officer’s located the victim identified as 59-year-old Bryan Turner with multiple cut and stab wounds to his body.  Officers quickly began life-saving measures, but he succumbed to his injuries on the scene.

Police tape at the home early Sunday photo courtesy KWCH
Police tape at the home early Sunday photo courtesy KWCH

The investigation revealed that multiple people were at the home, and Turner and a suspect identified as Junious were both visiting. While at the home, a disturbance ensued between Junious and Turner.

During the disturbance, Junious pulled out a knife and caused multiple injuries to Turner. Junious then fled the scene in a vehicle.  Police reported his arrest on Monday afternoon.  

Junious has numerous previous felony convictions that include aggravated battery, aggravated escape from custody, theft, criminal possession of a weapon, theft, flee and attempt to elude and and was currently on parole through Kansas Dept. of Corrections.

His next court date is December 3.  He remains jailed on a  $250,000 bond, according to the district attorney.