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Cold Case Unit

Cold Case Unit

The Wichita Police Department is committed to the continued investigation of unsolved homicides and missing person cases. The Cold Case Unit is compiled of over 200 open and unsolved homicides since the mid-1970s.  These cases will not be forgotten and the ultimate goal is to successfully close these cases with new information, updated testing, or witness cooperation that could lead to prosecution. Please contact the Wichita Police Department Cold Case Unit at

  • Cold Case: James Henderson (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1967-10-15 01:00:00

    Location: 1104 N. Chautauqua


    ​On October 15, 1967 James and Louise Henderson were found shot and killed at their residence of 1104 N. Chautauqua.  Their young children were in the house at the time and were unharmed.  Louise Henderson had her 4 week old baby by her side in bed.  

  • Cold Case: Louise Henderson (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1967-10-15 01:00:00

    Location: 1104 N. Chautauqua


    ​On October 15, 1967 James and Louise Henderson were found shot and killed at their residence of 1104 N. Chautauqua.  Their young children were in the house at the time and were unharmed.  Louise Henderson had her four week old baby by her side in bed.  

  • Cold Case: Herbert McWright (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1968-05-25 01:00:00

    Location: 10th Street between Indiana and Ohio


    ​On May 25, 1968, Herbert McWright was found in his parked car on 10th Street between Indiana and Ohio with a gunshot wound.  He was taken to the hospital where he died from his injury.

  • Cold Case: Sherry Baker (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1974-11-12 00:00:00

    Location: 603 N. New York


    ​On November 12, 1974 Sherry Baker was located deceased in her residence of 603 N. New York with multiple stab wounds.  

  • Cold Case: Eula Johnson (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1975-01-23 00:00:00

    Location: 111 W. Douglas


    On January 23, 1975 Eula Johnson arrived to work where 2 males were robbing The Lancer's Club at 111 W. Douglas.  She died of a heart attack after she was told to lie on the ground.  

  • Cold Case: Jonah Foster (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1975-07-25 01:00:00

    Location: 1643 N. Volutsia


    ​On July 25, 1975, Jonah (95 years old) and Emma (83 years old) Foster were located inside of their residence at 1643 N. Volutsia with multiple stab wounds.

  • Cold Case: Emma Foster (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1975-07-25 01:00:00

    Location: 1643 N. Volutsia


    On July 25, 1975, Jonah (95 years old) and Emma (83 years old) Foster were located inside of their residence at 1643 N. Volutsia with multiple stab wounds.

  • Cold Case: James Perkins (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1977-09-03 01:00:00

    Location: 200 S. Commerce


    ​On September 3, 1977 James Perkins (33 w/m) was found deceased in the ally east of 200 S. Commerce from trauma to the head.

  • Cold Case: George Almquist (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1978-09-14 01:00:00

    Location: 930 N. Broadway


    ​On September 14, 1978 George Almquist, 43 years old, was found deceased from a trauma to the head and a gunshot wound to the head at 930 N. Broadway.  He was the Minister of a Kansas Methodist church and was in Wichita attending a conference.  

  • Cold Case: Mary Crupper (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1979-09-12 01:00:00

    Location: 18th and Wabash


    ​On September 8, 1979 Mary Crupper left her residence around 5pm to go to the grocery store.  Her husband and 12 year old daughter were at home.  Mary's husband became concerned after she had not returned after 1 ½ hours and went to look for her.  He was unable to find her or her vehicle after checking with family and friends and re-tracing her steps to the store.  He called the police and made a missing person's report.  On September 12, 1979 her vehicle was located near 10th and Cleveland and her body was located near 18th and Wabash.  

  • Cold Case: Dennis Henderson (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1980-02-06 00:00:00

    Location: 2600 E. 14th st. N.


    ​On February 6, 1980 Dennis Henderson was found lying on the ground at 2600 E. 14th St. North with a fatal stab wound.  

  • Cold Case: Eunice Gasper (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1980-08-11 01:00:00

    Location: 2111 E. Random Rd.


    ​On August 11, 1980 Eunice Gasper (47 year old female) was found deceased with a gunshot wound to the back of her head at her residence of 2111 E. Random Road.

  • Cold Case: Barbara Smith (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1980-10-24 01:00:00

    Location: 1151 S. Waverly


    ​On October 24, 1980 Barbara Smith (37 years old) was found at her residence of 1151 S. Waverly Drive with fatal head injuries.  

  • Cold Case: Earnest Rivers (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1981-06-07 01:00:00

    Location: 2002 N. Minneapolis


    ​On June 7, 1981 Earnest (23 years old ) and Carolyn (22 years old) Rivers were shot and killed in their residence of 2002 N. Minneapolis.

  • Cold Case: Carolyn Rivers (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1981-06-07 01:00:00

    Location: 2002 N. Minneapolis


    ​On June 7, 1981 Earnest (23 years old ) and Carolyn (22 years old) Rivers were shot and killed in their residence of 2002 N. Minneapolis.  

  • Cold Case: Louella Davis (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1981-09-06 01:00:00

    Location: 1918 N. Ash


    ​On September 6, 1981, Louella Davis was found at her residence of 1918 N. Ash deceased from a gunshot wound.   She was asleep when an unknown person fired a shotgun through her bedroom window.  Detectives said the window was open the killer made a hole in the screen where they placed the shotgun and fired.

  • Cold Case: Gloria McCullough (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1982-01-09 00:00:00

    Location: 9th and Mead


    ​On January 9, 1982 Gloria McCullough was found lying behind a vehicle on the northwest corner of 9th and Mead.  She died from trauma to the head.  

  • Cold Case: Roland Dumont (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1982-01-23 00:00:00

    Location: 804 E. Douglas


    On January 23, 1982 Roland Dumont was shot and killed during a robbery at the Eaton Tap Room at 804 E. Douglas.  

  • Cold Case: Daisy Hamilton (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1982-12-14 00:00:00

    Location: I-135 and 29th St. North


    ​On December 14, 1982 34 year old Daisy Hamilton was found deceased near a pond at I-135 and 29th St North from apparent head trauma.

  • Cold Case: Validia Wage (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1982-12-31 00:00:00

    Location: 441 N. Santa Fe


    ​On December 31, 1982 Valdia Wage 56 years old was found at 441 N. Santa Fe dead.  Her cause of death was strangulation.  

  • Cold Case: Bilal Muhammed (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1983-11-22 00:00:00

    Location: 1800 N. Lorraine


    On November 22, 1983 Bilal Muhammed, 26 years old, was found at 1800 N. Lorraine with a fatal stab wound

  • Cold Case: Nijura Allen (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1985-02-02 00:00:00

    Location: 156 N. Poplar


    ​On February 2, 1985 2 month old Nijura Allen was found unresponsive at her residence of 156 N. Poplar.  She had extensive head trauma and was being cared for by her father and her grandmother.  

  • Cold Case: Linda Shawn Casey (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1985-06-29 01:00:00

    Location: 356 N. Spruce #1


    ​On June 29, 1985 31 year old Linda Shawn Casey was found deceased from stab wounds at her residence of 356 N. Spruce #1.  She had been bound, beaten, sexually assaulted and stabbed.

  • Cold Case: Leonard Rowe (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1985-10-02 01:00:00

    Location: 1303 N. Minneapolis


    ​On October 2, 1985, Officers were sent to the home of Leonard and Mary Rowe where they found Leonard decease of apparent stab wounds and blunt force trauma and Mary had critical injuries from her throat being slashed and survived.  

  • Cold Case: Shannon Olson (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1987-11-01 00:00:00

    Location: 29th and Hydraulic


    ​On November 1, 1987 two fisherman found a body floating in the sand pit at 29th and Hydraulic.  Shannon Olson was only 15 years old and had been stabbed several times in the chest, her throat was slashed and her hands were tied behind her back.  Shannon had left to get a drink on Halloween night and never returned.

  • Cold Case: Merrill Knaak (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1988-02-09 00:00:00

    Location: 2003 E. Murdock


    ​On February 9, 1988 Merrill Knaak was found dead on his kitchen floor by his son. Police said he died of internal bleeding after being hit or kicked in the head several times, possibly by a burglar.  

  • Cold Case: SOLVED - Krista Martin (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1989-10-02 01:00:00

    Location: 506 S. Osage


    ​On October 2, 1989 Krista Martin (20 years old) was found beaten to death in her apartment at 506 S. Osage after having been struck in the back of the head with a blunt object. This case was solved and cleared on October 2, 2023. ​

  • Cold Case: Candace Thomas (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1990-01-14 00:00:00

    Location: 1-135 and 1st Street


    ​On January 14, 1990 Candace Thomas was found unconscious on the canal route at I-135 and 1st Street.  She had head injuries and internal injuries and appeared to have been pushed or fallen from a vehicle.

  • Cold Case: Keith Whitfield (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1990-06-28 01:00:00

    Location: 2459 N. Hillside


    ​Keith Whitfield was a Friends University football player who was completing his third night as a bouncer at Celebrities nightclub at 2459 N. Hillside on June 28, 1990. He was struck in the chest by a shotgun blast while trying to break up fights in the club's parking lot.​

  • Cold Case: Ricky Archibeque (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1991-08-02 01:00:00

    Location: 700 block of South Topeka


    On August 2, 1991 Ricky Archibeque beaten and stabbed by an unknown male in the 700 block of S. Topeka.  He went to a friend’s motel room after being assaulted while walking in the area. The friend called an ambulance three days later where he was able to give an account of what had happened.  Ricky died on August 9th.

  • Cold Case: Edrick King (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1991-10-02 01:00:00

    Location: 518 S. Oliver


    ​On October 2, 1991, Edrick King was found dead in his girlfriend's apartment at 518 S. Oliver after being shot in the face and neck.​

  • Cold Case: Cleveland Oliver III (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1991-11-01 00:00:00

    Location: 2911 E Shadybrook


    ​On November 1, 1991 Cleveland Oliver III was shot several times in the abdomen at 2911 E. Shadybrook, an abandoned house that was frequented by drug users and gang members.  ​

  • Cold Case: Chauncey Conway (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1991-11-19 00:00:00

    Location: 1230 N. Broadway #112


    ​On November 19, 1991, 19 year old Chauncey Conway was struck in the face with a shotgun blast when he answered a knock on the door of a room at the Auto Motel at 1230 N. Broadway #112.​

  • Cold Case: Gary Isaacs (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1992-01-10 00:00:00

    Location: 3330 W. Douglas


    ​On January 10, 1992 Gary Isaacs was found beaten to death on the floor of an office building where his perfume distribution company had set up shop at 3330 W. Douglas. He died from multiple blows to the head.

  • Cold Case: Stanley Harper (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1992-02-01 00:00:00

    Location: 426 N. Ash


    ​On February 1, 1992 Stanley Harper was found dead on the living room floor of his home at 426 N. Ash. He had been shot once in the face with a large-caliber gun.​

  • Cold Case: Kaylan Pruitt (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1992-03-15 00:00:00

    Location: 1740 N. Minneapolis


    ​On March 15, 1992 Kaylan Pruitt was shot during a fight at an apartment complex at 1740 N. Minneapolis. Witnesses saw him stagger from the building and collapse in the street.​

  • Cold Case: Mark Ruggles (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1992-03-25 00:00:00

    Location: 403 S. Hydraulic


    ​On March 25, 1992 Mark Ruggles was a clerk at the Clevenger Liquor Store at 403 S. Hydraulic who was shot four times in the head during a robbery of less than $100. He died two days later.​

  • Cold Case: Emmanuel Russell (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1992-03-29 00:00:00

    Location: 2009 N. Pennsylvania


    ​On March 29, 1992 Emmanuel Russell was found at 2009 N. Pennsylvania with gunshot wounds to his body.​

  • Cold Case: Patricia Magers (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1992-04-11 01:00:00

    Location: 4613 E Kellogg


    ​On April 11, 1992 Patricia Magers the owner of the La'Bride d'Elegance bridal shop at 4613 E. Kellogg, and Patricia Smith (a bridal consultant) were shot execution-style in a back room.  They were victims of the “I-70 Serial Killer" who murdered six people across the Midwest.​

  • Cold Case: Patricia Smith (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1992-04-11 01:00:00

    Location: 4613 E Kellogg


    ​On April 11, 1992 Patricia Magers the owner of the La'Bride d'Elegance bridal shop at 4613 E. Kellogg, and Patricia Smith (a bridal consultant) were shot execution-style in a back room.  They were victims of the “I-70 Serial Killer" who murdered six people across the Midwest.​

  • Cold Case: Thurman Hughes (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1992-06-16 01:00:00

    Location: 1507 N. Kenmar


    ​On June 16, 1992 Thurman Hughes was standing outside near his home at 1507 N. Kenmar when he was shot in the upper back. A witness saw two women standing over his body, but they were gone when police arrived.​

  • Cold Case: David Thomas (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1992-10-02 01:00:00

    Location: 1335 N. Hydraulic


    ​On October 2, 1992 David Thomas was shot twice in the chest as he and a friend were driving in front of an American Legion post at 1335 N. Hydraulic. The shooting is possibly related to a domestic dispute.​​

  • Cold Case: Rene Osuna (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1992-11-15 00:00:00

    Location: 2205 N. Jeanette


    ​On November 15, 1992 Rene Osuna was stabbed multiple times at 2205 N. Jeanette​

  • Cold Case: Gordon "Butch" Burns (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1992-12-16 00:00:00

    Location: 4231 S. Broadway


    ​On December 16, 1992 Gordon "Butch" Burns was critically injured when he was struck in the head with a baseball bat during a fight outside Bill-N-Mary's tavern at 4231 S. Broadway. He died 10 days later.​

  • Cold Case: Antonio Magallanes (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1993-01-23 00:00:00

    Location: 608 W. 18th


    ​On January 23, 1993 Antonio Magallanes was found dead in his bed at 608 W. 18th by a friend. He had been shot several times in the upper body.​

  • Cold Case: Jason Anderson (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1993-02-27 00:00:00

    Location: I-235


    On February 27, 1993 Jason Anderson was driving south on I-235 when he was stuck in the head by a bullet fired from a rifle. Police are not sure whether the bullet was fired at Anderson or by someone who was target shooting in the area.  Jason was only 16 years old.  ​

  • Cold Case: Marvin Brown (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1993-04-03 00:00:00

    Location: 1935 N. Broadway


    On April 3, 1993 17 year old Marvin Brown was standing in line to get into the Cafe Du Mond Club at 1935 N. Broadway when a fight started nearby. He and some friends were trying to flee the scene in a car when a bullet shattered the rear windshield and struck Brown in the head.​

  • Cold Case: Halil Kocachan (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1993-05-11 01:00:00

    Location: 15th & Chautauqua


    On May 11, 1993 Halil Kocachan was shot numerous times while sitting in a parked car at 15th and Chautauqua.  ​

  • Cold Case: Ascencion Gonzalez (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1993-07-10 01:00:00

    Location: 512 E Central


    On July 10, 1993 Ascencion Gonzalez was bound with electrical cord when his body was found in his kitchen at 512 E. Central #206. Police said he was strangled during what appeared to be a robbery.​

  • Cold Case: Michael Adams (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1993-08-07 01:00:00

    Location: 2600 N Green


    On August 7, 1993 Michael Adams was attending a birthday barbecue at 2600 N. Green when gunfire broke out during a fight over stolen property. He was shot several times in the chest and legs and died.​

  • Cold Case: Kristina Hatfield (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1993-08-16 01:00:00

    Location: 3558 S. Broadway


    Kristina Hatfield's body was found in a field on August 16, 1993 at 3558 S. Broadway, and an autopsy showed she had died of a blow to the head. Police said she was last seen leaving her home 2100 block of South Broadway at 11:30 p.m. Saturday to buy some beer.​

  • Cold Case: Xong Tran (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1993-09-19 01:00:00

    Location: 1107 N. Broadway


    Xong Tran was shot to death on September 19, 1993 near the entrance of the Sing Along Café at 1107 N. Broadway. As he was entering the building, someone in a group that was leaving shot him and dropped the gun before running from the scene.​

  • Cold Case: Dat Do (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1993-10-06 01:00:00

    Location: 1105 N. Broadway


    On October 6, 1993 Dat Do was found slumped over the steering wheel of his car at the Sing-A-Long Café at 1105 N. Broadway by a club patron who heard shots from inside.​

  • Cold Case: Khyree Frierson (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1993-10-29 01:00:00

    Location: 1440 N Fountain


    On October 29, 1993 3 year old Khyree Frierson was inside of 1440 N. Fountain when a Molotov cocktail was thrown in house.  Khyree was critically burned and died from his injuries on December 31, 1993.​

  • Cold Case: Steven McAbee (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1993-12-05 00:00:00

    Location: 2003 N. Erie


    On December 5, 1993 Steven McAbee was found dead at 2003 N. Erie by a man who went to his home, saw the front door open and found McAbee sitting in a chair with a gunshot wound to the head. He was watching a football game before he was shot and the television was still tuned to ESPN when police arrived.​

  • Cold Case: Steven Gerber (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1993-12-09 00:00:00

    Location: 2330 W. Pawnee


    On December 9, 1993 Steven Gerber was found stabbed to death beside his bed in the Pawnee Park Apartments at 2330 W. Pawnee.  Police said he was alive at 8:30 pm the previous night when he talked to a friend on the telephone.​

  • Cold Case: Calvin Horner (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1993-12-16 00:00:00

    Location: Elm & Madison


    On December 16, 1993 Calvin Horner was shot while riding in a car that was being chased by another car near Elm and Madison. One of five shots fired through the rear windshield struck him in the head and he died 36 hours later.​

  • Cold Case: John Adams (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1994-01-11 00:00:00

    Location: 1633 N Harding


    On January 11, 1994 John Adams was found in his front yard of 1633 N. Harding.  He had been shot in the chest with a shotgun and was shot in the torso with a large caliber handgun.​

  • Cold Case: Leonard Hughes (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1994-01-24 00:00:00

    Location: 3009 E. Maplewood


    On January 24, 1994 Leonard Hughes was found stabbed to death in his home of 3009 E. Maplewood.​

  • Cold Case: Ronald Reed (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1994-03-02 00:00:00

    Location: 1539 N. Minneapolis


    On March 2, 1994 Ronald Reed was found by his girlfriend on the living room of his home at 1539 N. Minneapolis. He had been shot several times in the head and back.​

  • Cold Case: Donshae Lewis (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1994-03-10 00:00:00

    Location: 1925 N. Grove


    On March 10, 1994 Donshae Lewis was shot and killed by a rival gang member while standing outside his home at 1925 N. Grove. Police said six shots were fired from a moving car.​

  • Cold Case: Danell Magness & Cavin Williams (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1994-04-12 01:00:00

    Location: 2726 E. Ethel


    On April 12, 1994 Danell Magness was shot in the upper back and Cavin Williams was shot in the chest when four masked intruders forced their way into a home at 2726 E. Ethel.    Both were killed.​

  • Cold Case: Steven Norton (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1994-06-16 01:00:00

    Location: 2011 S. Washington


    On June 16, 1994 Steven Norton was shot in the back as he left his gym at 2011 S. Washington with his 27-year-old former girlfriend. Police said it appeared he was shot with a rifle fired by a sniper lying in the grass across the street.​

  • Cold Case: Jorge Amador (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1994-11-12 00:00:00

    Location: 13th & Broadway


    On November 12, 1994 Jorge Amador was found lying on a sidewalk at 13th and Broadway after being stabbed in his right side and chest. Three men were seen running from the scene.​

  • Cold Case: Garland McPherson (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1994-11-18 00:00:00

    Location: 1901 N. Chautauqua


    On November 28, 1994 Garland McPherson was found lying in the street in front of 1901 N. Chautauqua after he had been shot in the chest and wrist.​

  • Cold Case: Charlie Ray Harris (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1995-01-17 00:00:00

    Location: 900 N. Waco


    On January 17, 1995 Charlie Ray Harris was shot to death outside his home at the Midtown Place Apartments at 900 N. Waco. Police said Harris had just used his cell phone to call 911 to report that his apartment was being burglarized.​

  • Cold Case: Jason Porter (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1995-01-28 00:00:00

    Location: I-135


    On January 28, 1995 Jason Porter was shot while driving south on I-135 by someone who fired at least seven rounds into the driver's side of his car. A 23-year-old passenger was wounded.​

  • Cold Case: Christopher Spivey (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1995-03-13 00:00:00

    Location: 258 1/2 N. Elizabeth


    On March 13, 1995 Christopher Spivey was found deceased with a gunshot wound at his residence of 258 1/2 N. Elizabeth.  His co-workers went to his apartment to check on him after he failed to show up at his job at a nearby McDonald's.​

  • Cold Case: Mukutuja Wilson (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1995-03-25 00:00:00

    Location: 2900 E. 18th St N.


    On March 25, 1995 Mukutuja Wilson, of Okmulgee, Oklahoma was shot while walking in the 2900 block of E. 18th. His relatives in Wichita said he was planning to spend the summer working as a lifeguard at McAdams Park pool and attend Wichita State University in the fall.​

  • Cold Case: James "Gene" Simmons (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1995-04-08 01:00:00

    Location: 4607 S. Seneca


    ​James Eugene "Gene" Simmons was found unresponsive in his bathtub by his wife.  He was transported to the hospital and it was learned he had possibly been in a fight at a bar at 4607 S. Seneca.  He remained under medical care until April 8, 1995 when he was pronounced deceased.  ​

  • Cold Case: Debra Burns (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1995-05-07 01:00:00

    Location: 1126 N. Williamsburg


    On May 7, 1995 Debra Burns was shot in the forehead with a high-powered rifle as she stood with a group of people outside a home at 1126 N. Williamsburg. Police don't know whether she was the intended target.​

  • Cold Case: Wayne Brooks (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1995-07-29 01:00:00

    Location: 2671 E. 8th St N.


    On July 29, 1995 Wayne Brooks was shot in the head while standing the front yard of a house at 2671 E. 8th. Police were called to the area by residents who reported hearing five gunshots.​

  • Cold Case: Amos Hervey (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1995-10-07 01:00:00

    Location: 3928 E. 13th St N.


    On October 7, 1995 Amos Hervey was shot in the head as he pulled into the parking lot of the Wings & Things restaurant at 3928 E. 13th. Police said he apparently was caught in the middle of a fight involving gang members.​

  • Cold Case: Steven Witherspoon (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1995-12-30 00:00:00

    Location: 1308 N. Piatt


    On December 30, 1995 Steven Witherspoon was stabbed in the abdomen during a dispute at 1308 N. Piatt.  This was a house that had reportedly been the site of illegal drug activity. Witherspoon tried to drive himself to a hospital but collapsed outside his car on Ninth Street near I-135.​

  • Cold Case: Dandra Gholar (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1995-12-31 00:00:00

    Location: 1615 E. Crowley


    On December 31, 1995 Dandra Gholar was shot in the head when someone began firing through a window at 1615 E. Crowley. Police said the slaying could be related to gangs or drugs.​

  • Cold Case: Carlos Solis (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1996-03-22 00:00:00

    Location: 2341 N. Fairview


    On March 22, 1996 Carlos Solis was shot when he went outside to feed the family dog at 2341 N. Fairview. Witnesses saw four men in the car from which the gunshots were fired.​

  • Cold Case: Leroy Hilgenberg (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1996-04-27 01:00:00

    Location: Boston & Ellis


    On April 27, 1996 Leroy Hilgenberg was found shot to death in his car at Boston and Ellis.​

  • Cold Case: Ronald Arnett (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1996-06-17 01:00:00

    Location: 750 E. 21st St N.


    On June 17, 1996 Ronald Arnett's remains were located in abandon semi at 750 E. 21st.  Ronald disappeared December 30, 1994, after spending 16 years on the street, in homeless shelters or hitchhiking across the country.​

  • Cold Case: Jalisco Jones (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1996-06-24 01:00:00

    Location: 2434 N. Minnesota


    On June 24, 1996 Jalisco Jones and some friends were standing outside a home at 2434 N. Minnesota when Jones decided to walk behind the house. He was shot several times with a shotgun and died.  ​

  • Cold Case: Bennie Wright (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1996-07-08 01:00:00

    Location: 2017 N. Kansas


    On July 8, 1996 Bennie Wright was shot in the chest by several suspect at 2017 N. Kansas.  He was taken to the hospital for treatment but died from his injuries.​

  • Cold Case: Cheri Fox (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1996-09-12 01:00:00

    Location: 2150 N. Meridian


    On September 12, 1996 Cheri Fox was shot twice in the head in an apartment she shared with her father at 2150 N. Meridian. She was awake and about to leave for her job at a nearby Arby's when her father left for work.​

  • Cold Case: Michael Osbey (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1996-10-08 01:00:00

    Location: 2330 E. 17th St. N.


    On October 8, 1996 Michael Osbey was shot and killed at 2330 E. 17th.​

  • Cold Case: Robert Webb (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1996-10-08 01:00:00

    Location: 1530 N. Vassar


    On October 8, 1996 Robert Webb was polishing his car at 1530 N. Vassar when three men wearing masks or hoods fired as many as a dozen shots from a high-powered rifle that stuck cars, trees and a street light. Police said he may have been caught in gang crossfire when he was shot in the lower back.​

  • Cold Case: Avanthaea Williams (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1996-10-30 00:00:00

    Location: 1914 E. 10th St. N.


    On October 30, 1996 Avanthaea Williams was found deceased of unknown causes at 1914 E. 10th.  Williams was found in an empty apartment building scheduled for demolition. Her body was believed to have been there for several months.​

  • Cold Case: Rex Pinaire (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1996-11-30 00:00:00

    Location: 2235 S. St. Francis


    On November 30, 1996 Rex Pinaire was shot in the chest at his home at 2235 S. St. Francis after he began arguing with two visitors. His wife and children were home when the shooting occurred.  ​

  • Cold Case: Mario Hutton (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1996-12-12 00:00:00

    Location: 1237 N. Volutsia


    On December 12, 1996 Mario Hutton was shot in the chest by someone who fired through an open front door of a home he shared with his mother and grandparents at 1237 N. Volutsia.​

  • Cold Case: Brandy Martin (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1997-02-01 00:00:00

    Location: 223 W. 16th St N.


    On February 1, 1997 Brandy Martin was at her residence of 223 W. 16th sitting on the living room couch with her 1-year-old in her arms and her 3-year-old on the floor and when someone fired a rifle through the front window. She was shot in the back and died from her injuries. Police said the shooting was gang-related.​

  • Cold Case: Wayman Carter (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1997-02-20 00:00:00

    Location: 2001 E. 21st St. N.


    On February 20, 1997 Wayman Carter was shot once in the chest while walking outside an Amoco service station at 2001 E. 21st and using the payphone.  Police said the shooting was the result of a gang-related dispute between Carter and the gunman.

  • Cold Case: Deanna Law (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1997-05-11 01:00:00

    Location: 1423 S. Market


    On May 11, 1997 Deanna Law was found dead in her bathtub at 1423 S. Market after having been sexually assaulted and strangled. A neighbor was charged with second-degree murder after admitting that he committed the crime, however at the trial the suspect recanted his confession and the jury hung. ​

  • Cold Case: Sylvester Williams (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1997-07-15 01:00:00

    Location: 1555 N. Hillside


    On July 15, 1997 Sylvester Williams was walking to the front door of 1555 N. Hillside when someone open fire from behind a bush or fence. Police believe gang members mistakenly thought Williams was a rival gang member. ​

  • Cold Case: Arthur Simmons (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1997-07-20 01:00:00

    Location: 742 S. Broadview


    On July 20, 1997 Arthur Simmons was visiting his stepdaughter at 742 S. Broadview when he heard a vehicle pull into the driveway and walked to the front door. A shot was fired through a storm door from a large-caliber handgun that struck him in the head.​

  • Cold Case: Travis Smith (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1997-08-26 01:00:00

    Location: Vine & Lydia


    On August 26, 1997 Travis Smith was found bleeding and unconscious in his van at Vine and Lydia. Police think he was shot before driving to the location where the van was found. ​

  • Cold Case: Shalanda Pickens (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1997-09-21 01:00:00

    Location: 127th St E. & Kellogg


    On September 21, 1997 Shalanda Pickens body was located at South 127th and E. Kellogg.  She had shot multiple times and her body was dumped in some tall grass near the Butler County line.  ​

  • Cold Case: Safire Gulley (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1997-10-08 01:00:00

    Location: 2625 N. Green


    On October 8, 1997, 18-month-old Safire Gulley was found unconscious in her home at 2625 N. Green by a family member. ​

  • Cold Case: Curtis Smith & Lionel Smith (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1997-10-25 01:00:00

    Location: 1649 E. 13th St N.


    On October 25, 1997 Curtis Smith and Lionel Smith (not related) were ambushed at a Total service station at 1649 E. 13th as they were getting out of a car. Police said the men had gang affiliations, but it is unknown whether gangs had anything to do with the shootings. ​

  • Cold Case: Michael Bell (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1998-01-22 00:00:00

    Location: 1725 S. Woodlawn


    On January 22, 1998 Michael Bell was found dead in a pool of blood in his home at 1725 S. Woodlawn by relatives who forced their way inside when he failed to answer knocks at his door. Police said there were no signs of forced entry, but the home was in disarray. ​

  • Cold Case: Desmona Carter (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1998-04-19 01:00:00

    Location: 826 S. Mission


    On April 19, 1998 Desmona Carter was shot in the back at 826 S. Mission when at least two men began firing through a front window of a house in southeast Wichita. ​

  • Cold Case: George Johnson (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1998-06-26 01:00:00

    Location: 416 N. Emporia


    On June 26, 1998 George Johnson was overcome by smoke and flames when an arson fire swept through his Midtown apartment complex at 416 N. Emporia. The fire left 19 other people homeless.​

  • Cold Case: Eddie Smith & Maurice Williams (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1998-07-19 01:00:00

    Location: 700 N. Mathewson


    On July 19, 1998 Eddie Smith and Maurice Williams were found deceased in a vehicle at 700 N. Mathewson.  Both had been shot in the head. ​

  • Cold Case: Rufus Draper (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1998-08-09 01:00:00

    Location: 840 N. Yale


    On August 9, 1998 Rufus Draper was shot to death while walking across the MacDonald Park Golf Course near on his way home. Police said at least two older teenagers chased and shot at Draper before he ran out on 13th Street and collapsed. Rufus was 16 years old.​

  • Cold Case: Randall Wright (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1998-12-08 00:00:00

    Location: 2528 E. Mossman


    On December 8, 1998 Randall Wright was shot in the back at 2528 E. Mossman.  This was apparently after an argument involving a group of people. ​

  • Cold Case: Dana Hupfer (Homicide)

    Case Date: 1999-06-18 01:00:00

    Location: 240 W. 10th St. N.


    On June 18, 1999 Dana Hupfer was found beaten to death at 240 W. 10th, in an industrial area in Midtown. Police said there were signs of a struggle at the scene and that some of her clothing had been removed. ​

  • Cold Case: Robert Adams (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2000-02-22 00:00:00

    Location: 1615 N. Holyoke


    On February 22, 2000 Robert Adams was shot in his home at 1615 N. Holyoke as he was babysitting for his girlfriend's three children.  His 28 year old girlfriend found the body and called police.  ​

  • Cold Case: Ardis Bumphus (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2000-04-08 01:00:00

    Location: 1948 N. Volutsia


    On April 8, 2000 Ardis Bumphus died on the front porch of his duplex at 1948 N. Volutsia after being shot in the head while answering a knock at his door. At the time of the shooting, about 15 people were in the house, which had been the site of previous gambling complaints. ​

  • Cold Case: Byron Brown (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2000-06-04 01:00:00

    Location: 3928 E. 13th St. N.


    On June 4, 2000, Byron Brown was sitting alone in his car in the parking lot of Maya's Cafe at 3928 E. 13th Street North when several people approached and began firing. Police said gang ties contributed to the killing. ​

  • Cold Case: Johnnie Baker (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2000-11-11 00:00:00

    Location: 1312 N. Green


    On November 11, 2000 Johnnie Baker was found lying face-down on his front porch at 1312 N. Green after being shot in the chest. Investigators said a fire that destroyed the home the next night may have been set by gang members trying to intimidate neighbors.​

  • Cold Case: Jarvis Kinnard & Marcus Cox (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2001-02-23 00:00:00

    Location: 3105 E. 13th St. N.


    On February 23, 2001 Jarvis Kinnard and Marcus Cox were shot and killed during a disturbance at the Antler Room at 3105 E. 13th Street North.  ​

  • Cold Case: David Castaneda (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2001-03-10 00:00:00

    Location: 11120 W. Kellogg


    On March 10, 2001 David Castaneda was walking with a group of people back to their cars after a dance at the Cotillion ballroom at 11120 W. Kellogg when he was shot by at least two people. Police think the shooting was drug-related but do not think Castaneda was the intended target

  • Cold Case: Laquisha Hayes (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2001-12-02 00:00:00

    Location: 1602 E. Del Mar


    On December 2, 2001 Laquisha Hayes was sleeping on a couch with her two children, ages 2 and 8, when someone walked up to her home and began shooting through a front window at 1602 E. Del Mar. Police said none of the nine people in the home had gang affiliations, and that the shooter may have mistaken the house for one occupied by rival gang members.​

  • Cold Case: Maliyah Martinez (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2002-02-19 00:00:00

    Location: Unknown


    On February 19, 2002, 15-month-old Maliyah Martinez died of blunt force trauma to her head after her parents drove her to a Wichita hospital. Police said the girl's 29-year-old father and 23-year-old mother were interviewed and later left the state.

  • Cold Case: Dorothy Slaughter & James Slaughter (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2002-06-04 01:00:00

    Location: 2020 S. Pershing


    On June 4, 2002 Dorothy and James Slaughter were found beaten in their home at 2020 S. Pershing.  Dorothy died on June 18, 2002 and James died November 11, 2007. The phone line had been cut and the only thing missing was a set of car keys.​

  • Cold Case: Maurice Johnson (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2003-07-19 01:00:00

    Location: 2825 S. George Washington Blvd.


    On July 19, 2003 Maurice Johnson was shot to death outside Club Xclusive at 2825 S. George Washington Blvd, and his grandfather found his body the following Tuesday behind a vacant building.  Several people saw the shooting, but none who was willing to tell police what they saw.​

  • Cold Case: Hamp Lewis (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2004-06-09 01:00:00

    Location: 2037 N. Minneapolis


    ​On June 9, 2004 Hamp Lewis's daughter was unable to get ahold of him and went to his residence to check on him.  When she entered the home she found him deceased.  He had trauma to the head.  

  • Cold Case: Floyd Hurst (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2004-07-13 01:00:00

    Location: 555 N. Poplar


    On July 13, 2004 Floyd Hurst was shot in the neck by one of two men who had gone to his home at 555 N. Poplar on the pretense of buying liquor. The robbers took Hurst's wallet, a handgun and money from his pockets. He died September 22 of 2004.​

  • Cold Case: Melvina Reese (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2004-08-12 01:00:00

    Location: 1848 N. Piatt


    On August 12, 2004 Melvina Reese was shot in the head at 1848 N. Piatt.   Two hours later a passing bicyclist found her body on the front lawn of a home that she shared with her mother. ​

  • Cold Case: Cortenna Trigg (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2004-09-06 01:00:00

    Location: 3405 E. 13th St. N.


    On September 6, 2004 Cortenna Trigg was shot in the parking lot of the Antler Room at 3405 E. 13th.  There had been an argument in the parking lot prior to the shooting.    ​

  • Cold Case: Ky Jones (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2004-11-01 00:00:00

    Location: 4527 E. Norwood Ct.


    On November 1, 2004 Ky Jones was shot several times by someone standing outside his home at 4527 E. Norwood Court. Officers responding to reports of gunshots found Jones lying on his garage floor.​

  • Cold Case: Michael Vann (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2004-11-28 00:00:00

    Location: 1335 N. Hydraulic


    On November 28, 2004 Michael Vann was found shot in Legion Parking lot at 1335 N. Hydraulic.  ​

  • Cold Case: Maurice McConio (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2004-12-14 00:00:00

    Location: Unknown


    On December 14,2004, 4 month old Maurice McConico was found not breathing at 929 N. St. Francis by his father and taken to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

  • Cold Case: Robert Taylor (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2004-12-28 00:00:00

    Location: 2200 N. Grove


    On December 28, 2004 Robert Taylor was sitting in the back seat of a car that was stopped in front of an apartment building at 2200 N. Grove when four shots were fired at the occupants. He was struck in the abdomen and died nine days later. ​

  • Cold Case: Nhut Nguyen (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2005-02-13 00:00:00

    Location: 1735 S. Broadway


    On February 13, 2005 Nhut Nguyen was shot to death while sitting in the driver's seat of car parked outside his parents' home at 1735 S. Broadway. ​

  • Cold Case: Michael Thomas (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2005-07-12 01:00:00

    Location: 214 S. Commerce


    On July 12, 2005 Michael Thomas was found deceased at 214 S. Commerce.  An autopsy revealed he had been stabbed multiple times.​

  • Cold Case: Destiny Kelley (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2006-02-08 00:00:00

    Location: 4438 E. Falcon


    On February 8, 2006 6 year old Destiny Kelley was found deceased at 4438 E. Falcon.  She had been born with multiple health issues, had special needs and had recently been sick.  Some of her injuries were traumatic and not caused by her health issues.  ​

  • Cold Case: Brian Hicks (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2006-04-16 01:00:00

    Location: 2537 N. Minnesota


    On April 16, 2006 Brian Hicks was shot in the front yard of 2547 N. Minnesota and transported to the hospital where he died from the injuries.  A vehicle had driven by the residence and started shooting.​

  • Cold Case: David Barney (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2006-07-02 01:00:00

    Location: 1100 N. Spruce


    On July 2, 2006 near 1100 N. Spruce, David Barney was walking with another person when a vehicle passed them, turned around and a male exited the vehicle and started shooting at David striking him multiple times.  He was taken to the hospital and died from his injuries.  ​

  • Cold Case: Carl Thompson (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2006-08-21 01:00:00

    Location: 2640 N. Grove


    On August 21, 2006 Carl Thompson was found shot in the bathroom of his residence at 2640 N. Grove.  An unknown suspect fired multiple rounds from the backyard area through the bathroom window. ​

  • Cold Case: Marco Palacios (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2006-08-31 01:00:00

    Location: 1507 N. Waco


    On the evening of August 31, 2006, Marco Palacios was sitting on a neighbor's porch at 1507 N. Waco. An unknown male came from behind a fence and fired multiple rounds of 12 gauge slugs. Marco was hit in the upper chest and died in a couple of days.  ​

  • Cold Case: Danny Dang (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2006-09-02 01:00:00

    Location: 650 N. Seneca


    On September 2, 2006 Danny Dang was shot along with several other males while attending a wedding reception being held at the Indian Center at 650 N. Seneca. There was a disagreement with several males and a large disturbance and shooting broke out in the parking lot. Dang was shot multiple times. ​

  • Cold Case: Milton Colbert (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2006-09-30 01:00:00

    Location: 1690 N. Chautauqua


    On September 30, 2006 Milton Colbert was found on the sidewalk in front of 1690 N. Chautauqua deceased from gunshot wounds.  ​

  • Cold Case: John "Mike" Garrity (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2006-11-28 00:00:00

    Location: 1235 S. Mead


    On November 28, 2006 John "Mike" Garrity was found in lying in an alley near 1235 S. Mead. Last anyone knew John was walking home from a nearby bar. There were no signs of an altercation and due to the industrial location, there were no witnesses.  He had been shot in the head.​

  • Cold Case: Tony Epps (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2007-03-22 01:00:00

    Location: Unknown


    On March 22, 2007 Tony Epps was reported as missing.  His case is suspected to be a homicide.​

  • Cold Case: Hillard Sanders (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2007-03-23 01:00:00

    Location: 1711 N. Chautauqua


    On March 23, 2007 Hillard Sanders was found deceased in the driveway of 1711 N. Chautauqua with multiple gunshot wounds. ​

  • Cold Case: Randi Flint (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2007-07-21 01:00:00

    Location: 1230 N. Broadway


    On July 21, 2007 Randi Flint was found deceased in a room at the Auto Hotel at 1230 N. Broadway.  She had been beaten and strangled to death.  ​

  • Cold Case: David Cox (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2007-08-12 01:00:00

    Location: 511 N. Cleveland


    On August 12, 2007 David Cox was shot multiple times at 511 N. Cleveland.  He was taken to St. Francis Hospital and died of his injuries.​

  • Cold Case: Kimberly Mallatt (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2007-08-25 01:00:00

    Location: 1849 S. Spruce


    On August 25, 2007 Kimberly Mallatt was found deceased in the bedroom of 1849 S. Spruce with a gunshot wound.  ​

  • Cold Case: Mario Lewis (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2007-11-16 00:00:00

    Location: 1452 N. Holyoke


    On November 16, 2007 Mario Lewis and some of his friends were at a party at 1452 N. Holyoke.  He got into an argument with a male and others joined in.  A shot was fired and Mario was shot and killed.  ​

  • Cold Case: Iesha Donaby (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2008-06-30 01:00:00

    Location: 3016 E 11th St N.


    On June 30, 2008 Iesha Donaby was standing in the yard of 3016 E. 11th when shots were fired from a distance by a suspect in a small white vehicle. She was struck by gunfire and killed.  Iesha was visiting from out-of-state and had no known problems with anyone in Wichita. ​

  • Cold Case: Renato Gurrola (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2008-07-20 01:00:00

    Location: 3800 N. Broadway


    On July 20, 2008 Renato Gurrola had just left a club in the 3800 block of N. Broadway and was driving southbound when he came to a stop at the light at 37th and Broadway in the curb lane. A dark SUV pulled up in the center lane and multiple shots were fired into the driver’s side of Mr. Gurrola’s vehicle. He rolled to a stop as the suspect fled southbound on Broadway​.

  • Cold Case: Brandon Moore (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2008-07-27 01:00:00

    Location: 3137 S. Seneca


    On July 27, 2008 Brandon Moore went to 3137 S. Seneca. A disturbance began and multiple shots were fired in an extremely crowded area. By the time the people had cleared Moore was found suffering from gunshot wounds.  He was taken to the hospital where he died. ​

  • Cold Case: Alex Griffin (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2008-08-17 01:00:00

    Location: 5400 E 21st St N.


    On August 17, 2008 officers responded to a 911 call of a shooting at 5400 E. 21st Street North and found Alex Griffin shot in the neck. He was taken to the hospital and was uncooperative in providing information. During surgery on his neck the victim suffered heart failure and died.  ​

  • Cold Case: Elisha Staten (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2008-09-10 00:00:00

    Location: 2490 S. Meridian


    On September 10, 2008 the Wichita Fire Department was called to a SUV on fire behind a transmission shop at 2490 S. Meridian. Once the fire was extinguished a body was found in the vehicle. The victim was identified as Elisha Staten. ​

  • Cold Case: Satin Huffman (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2008-09-15 01:00:00

    Location: 2033 N. Minnesota


    On September 15, 2008 officers were called to a shooting at 2033 N. Minnesota. They arrived and found Satin Huffman had been shot and killed during a robbery.  ​

  • Cold Case: Tyron Squires (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2008-11-02 01:00:00

    Location: 1300 N. Madison


    On November 2, 2008 Tyron Squires and several friends had gone to a large, heavily attended, party in the 1300 block of N. Madison.  Shots were fired from a nearby lot and Tyron was shot and killed while running away from the gunfire.  ​

  • Cold Case: Adrian Franklin (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2008-12-18 00:00:00

    Location: 1333 N. Poplar


    Adrian Franklin was at his residence at 1333 N. Poplar on December 18, 2008 with two females. An unknown suspect knocked at the door. Upon opening the door the suspect fired multiple rounds killing Mr. Franklin.​

  • Cold Case: Keo Intavong & Jeffrey Chitanvong (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2009-01-24 00:00:00

    Location: 2931 E. Dunham


    Keo Intavong and Jeffrey Chitanvong were attending a wake for Sophie Makthepharak at 2931 E. Dunham on January 24, 2009. Two car loads of Asian Boy gang members drove by and fired numerous shots into the garage, killing Intavong and Chitanvong, along with wounding 12 others​.

  • Cold Case: Justin Cook (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2009-01-25 00:00:00

    Location: 711 S. Main


    On January 25, 2009 Justin Cook was attending a party at 711 S. Main when rival gang members walked into the party.  A fight broke out in the parking lot, between the two gangs.  Cook was not a part of the fight.  Cook and his girlfriend were leaving the parking lot in a vehicle, when an unknown suspect stepped out and fired 1 round from a shotgun into the vehicle striking and killing Cook.  ​

  • Cold Case: Craig Barnes (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2009-05-09 01:00:00

    Location: 8th & Edgemoor


    On May 9, 2009 Craig Barnes was found with physical trauma at 8th and Edgemoor. He later died of these injuries.  ​

  • Cold Case: Sammy Smith (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2009-09-09 01:00:00

    Location: 611 N. New York


    On September 9, 2009 Sammy Smith was found shot to death in his residence at 611 N. New York by family members after he missed an appointment with them.  It is believed that robbery was motive.  ​

  • Cold Case: Evan Coen (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2009-10-19 01:00:00

    Location: 6508 W. Renee Ct.


    On October 19, 2009 EMS responded to a child not breathing at 6508 W. Renee Ct and transported 3 month old Evan Coen to the hospital where he later died.  Evan was found to have skull fractures.  ​

  • Cold Case: Chris Jones (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2010-04-02 01:00:00

    Location: 2250 S. Oliver


    On April 2, 2010 Chris Jones was shot to death when he answered the door of his apartment at 2250 S. Oliver #305.  An unknown male knocked on the door, asked if he was Chris and then fired shots, killing Jones.   ​

  • Cold Case: Thung Phan (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2011-05-28 01:00:00

    Location: 1770 S. Rock Rd


    On May 28, 2011 Thung Phan was at the Bea Wei restaurant at 1770 S. Rock Road when he stepped outside and had a confrontation with several individuals.  Phan ran from the group and was chased down and shot in the middle of the street.  ​

  • Cold Case: Timothy McGuigan (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2011-09-07 01:00:00

    Location: 2521 N. Woodridge


    On September 7, 2011 Timothy McGuigan was found shot to death in his residence at 2521 N. Woodridge.  His son said he did not show up for breakfast so he went to check on him.  ​

  • Cold Case: Samuel Springsteen (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2012-05-27 01:00:00

    Location: 5100 E. Bayley


    On May 27, 2012 Samuel Springsteen was found shot to death in the middle of the street at 5100 E. Bayley.   ​

  • Cold Case: Robert Newman (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2012-11-24 00:00:00

    Location: 3501 W. 9th St N.


    On November 24, 2012 Robert Newman was found shot to death inside his residence at 3501 W. 9th by his brother.  Newman sustained 1 gunshot to the back of his head, killing him.  ​

  • Cold Case: Lemmie Alford (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2013-07-27 01:00:00

    Location: 15th & Green


    On July 27, 2013 Lemmie Alford was walking on 15th with 2 other individuals, when a Tan SUV pulled up to the intersection and the driver called for the group to come to the car.  Alford was the only one in the group to walk to the SUV and a shot was fired striking Alford.  Alford was transported and pronounced a short time later.  ​

  • Cold Case: Kolby Hopkins (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2013-09-22 01:00:00

    Location: 100 N. Rock Island


    On September 22, 2013 Kolby Hopkins was standing in the parking lot of 100 N. Rock Island where a large group of people were watching a group of Crips and Bloods getting ready to fight, when shots were fired.  A round struck Hopkins in the head, killing him.  Six additional victims were struck by gunfire. ​

  • Cold Case: Damon Williams (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2013-10-29 01:00:00

    Location: 4900 E. Harry


    On October 29, 2013 Damon Williams was at “The Place Bar", 4900 E. Harry and upon leaving found several Blood gang members standing by his car.  One of the suspects had placed a glass on Williams's car and words were exchanged.  As Williams was leaving the lot in his car, several shots were fired into the vehicle striking Williams.  Williams drove 5 blocks before crashing and succumbing to his injuries.  ​

  • Cold Case: Kelsey Shaw (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2014-03-09 00:00:00

    Location: 1002 N. Cleveland


    On March 9, 2014 Kelsey Shaw was standing in line at the Phat Azz Biker Club at 1002 N. Cleveland, when a group of individuals were thrown out of the club for fighting.  A few minutes later the suspect fired numerous shots at the group striking Shaw and killing her.  ​

  • Cold Case: Nichole Saldana (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2014-05-13 01:00:00

    Location: 3500 E. Roseberry


    On May 13, 2014 Nichole Saldana was walking WB on Roseberry with her husband and his friend, when they walked by a house with several people on the porch and words were exchanged between the groups.  Shots were fired from the porch and one round struck Nicole as she was running away. ​

  • Cold Case: Terrance Smith (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2015-11-04 00:00:00

    Location: 843 S. Broadview


    On November 4, 2015 Terrance Smith was at his brother's residence of 843 S. Broadview when suspects began firing numerous rounds into the front door and front window.  Terrance was struck in the head and died.  ​

  • Cold Case: Clarence Bryant (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2015-11-06 00:00:00

    Location: 1744 N. Old Manor


    On November 6, 2016 officers were dispatched to a shooting at 1744 N. Old Manor.  Upon arrival Clarence Bryant was located in the street in front of his residence with multiple gunshot wounds.  Bryant was transported to the hospital where he was later pronounced.  ​

  • Cold Case: Bishop Robles (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2016-02-10 00:00:00

    Location: 1208 N. Fairview


    On February 10, 2016 Bishop Robles and his wife went to 1208 N. Fairview to visit friends and were standing in the yard when an SUV drove by his location 3 times.  On the third time the vehicle pulled up and stopped and the back seat passenger fired several shots striking Robles multiple times.  Robles was transported and died a short time later.  ​

  • Cold Case: Barry Mosley (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2016-02-27 00:00:00

    Location: 1009 N. Wabash


    On February 27, 2016 officers were dispatched to a shooting at 1009 N. Wabash and located Barry Mosley laying in a yard.  Mosley sustained multiple gunshot wounds to his body and head and died from his injuries.  No witnesses to the shooting were located.  ​

  • Cold Case: Bernardino Ornelas (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2017-01-09 00:00:00

    Location: 100 E. 18th St N.


    On January 9, 2017 Bernardino Ornelas was driving with his cousin when he stopped at a stop sign at 100 E. 18th St North.  A Chevy Avalanche pulled up next to him and the passenger opened fire striking and killing Ornelas and wounding his cousin.  ​

  • Cold Case: Sandra Flores (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2017-03-17 01:00:00

    Location: 2500 S. Seneca


    On March 17, 2017 Sandra Flores was found deceased in a parking lot in the 2500 blk. of S. Seneca with a gunshot wound to the head.  Flores had all of her personal property with her and nothing had been taken.  ​

  • Cold Case: James Walker (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2017-04-09 01:00:00

    Location: 1264 S. Minneapolis


    On April 9, 2017 James Walker was standing in the front yard of 1264 S. Minneapolis with several other individuals when 3 unidentified males walked up and opened fire, striking and killing Walker.  Numerous individuals fled the house prior to officer's arrival.  Once witnesses were located, they were uncooperative.  ​

  • Cold Case: Stanislaus Siaz (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2017-04-16 01:00:00

    Location: 646 N. Edwards


    On April 16, 2017 Stanislaus Siaz was sitting in his vehicle in front of 646 N. Edwards when an unknown individual approached the vehicle and opened fire, striking and killing Saiz.  ​

  • Cold Case: Arthur Goebel (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2017-07-16 01:00:00

    Location: 2320 E. MacArthur


    On July 16, 2017 Arthur Goebel was at his residence of 2320 E. MacArthur sleeping in his bed, when an unknown suspect forced open the front door.  Goebel grabbed his handgun and opened his bedroom door and was shot 2x by the suspect, striking him once in the neck and once in the leg.  He died from his injuries.  The unknown suspect entered the bedroom and confronted Goebel's wife and then fled the residence.  ​

  • Cold Case: Huong Pham & Cody Ha (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2017-11-25 00:00:00

    Location: 7515 E. Huntington


    On November 25, 2017 Huong Pham and her son Cody Ha were found shot to death at 7515 E. Huntington in Phams bedroom by Phams daughter on her return home from work.  ​

  • Cold Case: Hassan Rahman (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2017-11-25 00:00:00

    Location: 7801 E. Pagent


     On November 25, 2017 Hassan Rahman was found shot to death in the trunk of his car in front of 7801 E. Pagent.  Rahman was a Pizza Hut delivery driver and delivered 2 pizzas to the 1100 blk of Williamsburg and the 1300 blk of Williamsburg.  Rahman was taken and killed after he delivered to the 1300 blk of Williamsburg.  ​

  • Cold Case: Daniel Lopez-Silva (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2017-12-03 00:00:00

    Location: 4000 E. Stearman


    On December 3, 2017 Daniel Lopez-Silva was found shot to death in a driveway in the 4000 blk of E. Stearman.  Lopez was standing in the street when a vehicle drove up, exchanged words with Lopez and then shot him multiple times.  ​

  • Cold Case: Rolando Holt (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2017-12-03 00:00:00

    Location: 2625 E. Wilma


    On December 3, 2017 Rolando Holt was found shot to death in the kitchen of 2625 E. Wilma. Holt visiting a friend when 2 unknown individuals were allowed into the residence. Holt met with these males in the kitchen before being shot. ​

  • Cold Case: Cherise Schneider (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2018-01-25 00:00:00

    Location: 755 N. Edwards


    On January 25, 2018 Cherise Schneider was at 755 N. Edwards visiting a friend, when 2-3 males arrived.  Her friend refused to go outside and one of the males walked to the side of the house and began firing thru the window striking Cherise in the head killing her.  ​

  • Cold Case: Myranda Keck (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2018-02-06 00:00:00

    Location: 1600 S. Estelle


    On February 6, 2018 Myranda Keck was asleep in the backseat of her mother's car and they had just parked at a residence in the 1600 blk of S. Estelle when a  vehicle drove by and fired several shots at the car striking it two times.  One of the rounds went thru the back door and struck Myranda in the back of the head killing her.  ​

  • Cold Case: Dwayne Brunson (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2018-03-18 01:00:00

    Location: 3105 N. Arkansas


    On March 18, 2018 Dwayne Brunson came to Wichita to take part in the NCAA tournament festivities.  While in Old Town he met up with some Hispanic males and they went to a North side strip club.  After leaving the strip club they went to the club at 3105 N. Arkansas.  Brunson allegedly disrespected a female in the club and a fight started.  Brunson was shot several times and killed.  ​

  • Cold Case: Darren Williams (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2018-03-30 01:00:00

    Location: 2550 S. Oliver


    On March 30, 2018 Darren Williams was lured to apartments at 2550 S. Oliver by a female on Facebook.  He was told where to park his vehicle in the back of the apartments and an unknown person who was hiding behind a dumpster ran up and shot him.  ​

  • Cold Case: Michael Maxwell (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2018-06-30 01:00:00

    Location: 1500 S. Water


    On June 30, 2018 Michael Maxwell was sitting in the driver's seat of a car, parked on the west curb of 1500 S. Water, when an SUV stopped next to Maxwell's car and fired numerous rounds into the car, striking and killing Maxwell.  ​

  • Cold Case: Illya Mitchell (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2018-07-27 01:00:00

    Location: 2200 N. Grove


    On July 27, 2018 Illya Mitchell was at 2200 N. Grove when he backed into a vehicle.  An argument ensued and then a physical disturbance, when an unknown individual ran up and shot Mitchell.  ​

  • Cold Case: Jamarious Carter (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2018-07-27 01:00:00

    Location: 2135 S. Palisade


    On July 27, 2018 Jamarious Carter was at his residence of 2135 S. Palisade with unknown male friends when someone snuck into the backyard and fired several shots thru a window, striking and killing Carter. ​

  • Cold Case: Hector Ortega (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2019-02-24 00:00:00

    Location: 1100 S. Fern


    On February 24, 2019 Hector Ortega was in a vehicle in the 1100 block of S. Fern when several people started arguing in and around the vehicle.  A witness in the neighborhood heard one shot and Hector was found in the vehicle with a fatal gunshot wound.  ​

  • Cold Case: Justin Green (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2019-06-22 01:00:00

    Location: 17th & Poplar


    On June 22, 2019 at 17th and Poplar Justin Green was found with a gunshot wound in the intersection.  There had been a birthday party at 2421 E. 17th Street North.  He later died from these injuries.  ​

  • Cold Case: Charles Giles (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2019-07-19 01:00:00

    Location: 2104 W. Columbine


    On July 19, 2019 Charles Giles was found dead in his driveway of 2104 W. Columbine with numerous gunshot wounds after closing at his restaurant for the night.   The door of his vehicle was open and cash was taken.  ​

  • Cold Case: Bernard Woodard (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2020-02-10 00:00:00

    Location: 400 W. Douglas


    On February 10, 2020 Bernard Woodard was found under the bridge at 400 W. Douglas deceased from blunt force trauma.  He was homeless and living there.   ​

  • Cold Case: James Winston III (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2020-02-16 00:00:00

    Location: 1719 S. Green


    On February 16, 2020 James Winston III was found deceased at 1719 S. Glenn in his apartment.  ​

  • Cold Case: Laramie Miller (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2020-03-11 01:00:00

    Location: 7101 W. Shade


    On March 11, 2020 Laramie Miller was found with gunshot wounds at 7101 W. Shade.  He was transported to the hospital where he died from those injuries.  ​

  • Cold Case: Edward Wren (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2020-03-28 01:00:00

    Location: 2700 S. Roosevelt


    On March 28, 2020 Edward Wren was found deceased inside of a vehicle at 2700 S. Roosevelt.  ​

  • Cold Case: Emanuel Vargas (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2020-06-27 01:00:00

    Location: 2819 S. Fees


    On June 27, 2020 Emanuel Vargas was found deceased with multiple gunshot wounds at 2819 S. Fees.  ​

  • Cold Case: Broderick Lloyd (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2020-07-06 01:00:00

    Location: Kellogg & Grove


    On July 6, 2020, Broderick Lloyd was found with multiple gunshot wounds at Kellogg and Grove.  He died at the hospital.  Another person in the vehicle was also shot and survived.   ​

  • Cold Case: Andreas Carlyle (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2020-08-01 01:00:00

    Location: 600 N. Pinecrest


    On August 1, 2020 Andreas Carlyle was found in the street in the 600 block of N. Pinecrest unresponsive.  It was determined he had been shot and he died from these injuries.  ​

  • Cold Case: Kylie Scott (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2020-08-19 01:00:00

    Location: 948 N. Grove


    On August 19, 2020 Kylie Scott was shot at 948 N. Grove while seated in the passenger seat of a vehicle. ​

  • Cold Case: Christian Waters (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2020-09-12 01:00:00

    Location: 1332 N. Volutsia


    On September 12, 2020 Christian Waters was found with gunshot wounds at 1332 N. Volutsia.  He was transported to the hospital and died of his injuries.  ​

  • Cold Case: Valincio Hill (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2020-09-13 01:00:00

    Location: 1612 S. Water


    On September 13, 2020 Valincio Hill was found with a gunshot wound at 1612 S. Water.  He was transported to the hospital and was pronounced deceased.  ​

  • Cold Case: Costella Reed III (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2020-10-24 01:00:00

    Location: 3201 N. Broadway


    On October 24, 2020 Costella Reed III was found with a single gunshot wound at 3201 N. Broadway.  He had been at a party and the suspect walked up to him and shot him one time.  Costella's friends and family were in the club at the time.  There were numerous witnesses but they were not cooperative.  ​

  • Cold Case: Kamilu Boyede (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2020-11-24 00:00:00

    Location: 638 S. Ida


    On November 24, 2020 neighbors noticed the front door of 638 S. Ida was open.  Kamilu Boyede was found deceased inside with multiple gunshot wounds.  ​

  • Cold Case: Gary Ramsey (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2020-12-07 00:00:00

    Location: 13th & Terrace


    On December 7, 2020 Gary Ramsey bought a TV from someone near 13th and Terrace when an argument began.  The passenger who was his girlfriend said she heard something about a gun so she ducked down and heard shots.  She said Gary's head fell to the side and his vehicle continued to drive.  She was able to put the vehicle in park and got help at the Dollar General.  ​

  • Cold Case: Elijah Davis (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2021-04-11 01:00:00

    Location: 254 N. Battin


    On April 11, 2021 at 254 N. Battin numerous people attended a party at the AirBnB.  Shots were fired from at least 6 different guns and several people sustained gunshot wounds.  Elijah Davis was found in the back patio with fatal wounds.  ​

  • Cold Case: Fernando Recio-Prado (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2021-05-03 01:00:00

    Location: 2121 S. Meridian


    On May 3, 2021 Fernando Recio-Prado was found with multiple gunshot wounds at 2121 S. Meridian.  He was transported to the hospital and pronounced deceased.  ​

  • Cold Case: Abram Galvin (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2021-05-29 01:00:00

    Location: 19th & Jackson


    On May 29, 2021 Abram Galvin was a passenger in a truck that got into a road rage incident with another vehicle at 19th and Jackson.  Shots were fired and Abram was hit.  He died several days later.   ​

  • Cold Case: Deandre Freeman (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2021-06-20 01:00:00

    Location: 1713 N. Harding


    On June 20, 2021 Deandre Freeman was at his residence of 1713 N. Harding with several people when he was shot numerous times.  He died from these injuries.  Witnesses were not cooperative.  ​

  • Cold Case: Kahleb Engram (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2021-06-23 01:00:00

    Location: 5308 E. Countryside


    On June 23, 2021 Kahleb Engram was sitting outside of 5308 E. Countryside talking to a friend when an unknown person walked up and started shooting.  Kahleb was struck numerous times and died of his injuries.   ​

  • Cold Case: Liam Harland (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2021-09-03 01:00:00

    Location: Unknown


    On September 3, 2021 Wesley Hospital contacted 911 after Liam Harland (2 years old) had been brought to the hospital unresponsive.  He was in the care of his father and his girlfriend at the time.   He died days later.​

  • Cold Case: Diego Benitez (Homicide)

    Case Date: 2021-10-30 01:00:00

    Location: 1300 W. Walker


    On October 30, 2021 Diego Benitez was shot and pushed out of a van at 1300 W. Walker.  He died from these injuries.  ​