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.
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.