Archive for Monday, November 2, 2009

Topeka teens sought in woman’s death

November 2, 2009


— Topeka police are looking for two teenagers in connection with the killing of a woman near the east side of the city’s Central Park.

Thirty-four-year-old Marina McKnight was shot and killed on Oct. 26. Witnesses say she was trying to break up a brawl between 30 to 40 youths when someone fired shots.

Police have named 18-year-old Garry Wayne Wells Jr. and 16-year-old Anthony Laverne Marshall III persons of interest. Both are from Topeka.

Police say Marshall goes by the nicknames “Man” and “Mayham.” They say Wells goes by the nickname “Nippy.”

A fund is set up for

McKnight’s five children at the Kansas Department of Labor Credit Union in Topeka. Another fund to help with funeral expenses has been set up at the Educational Credit Union in Topeka.


jaywalker 8 years, 1 month ago


5 kids? For the love, I'm tired of having my heart broken on a daily basis. So tired. From now on, anyone carrying a firearm illegally and using it in a felony = life.

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