TOPEKA – (October 16, 2013) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt tonight issued the following statement:
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has informed the Attorney General’s Office of a shooting earlier this evening involving Kevin Robert Welsh, the suspect in an Oct. 2 double murder, and KBI agents near 8th and Poplar in Eureka, Kan.
Welsh was pronounced dead at a hospital in Eureka at 10:11 p.m. The KBI will release further information as details are confirmed. Future media inquiries should be directed to Kyle Smith with the KBI at (785) 296-8200.