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Archive for Monday, March 10, 2014

Lawrence man charged with first-degree murder in Saturday homicide

March 10, 2014, 10:52 a.m. Updated March 10, 2014, 10:52 a.m.

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A Lawrence man arrested Saturday has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a man at his apartment.

Dustin D. Walker

Dustin D. Walker

Dustin D. Walker, 29, was charged today in Douglas County District Court before District Judge Robert Fairchild, according to the District Attorney's Office.

Walker is being held on a $1 million bond. His next court appearance will be March 18 before District Judge Kay Huff.

Sgt. Trent McKinley, a Lawrence Police Department spokesman, said police arrested Walker shortly after 9 a.m. Saturday. Investigators had detained two people for questioning after police were sent to the 2400 block of Cedarwood Avenue for a reported shooting at 3:10 a.m.

McKinley said the victim, Patrick Roberts, 39, died after being taken to Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

Comments

Arnie Bunkers 9 months, 2 weeks ago

Did Walker grow up in Lawrence? I was wondering if he was of the long time Lawrence Walker family

jason riley 9 months, 2 weeks ago

he grew up here but from a different walker family, his people are from Georgia

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