Couple booked in murder of Wichita 3-year-old found in concrete

Posted at 4:55 PM, Dec 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-04 17:55:56-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Wichita police say a three year-old's mother and her boyfriend have both been booked on murder charges in the child's death after he was found encased in concrete at their Wichita home.

Police found Evan Brewer's body encased in concrete at the home on Sept. 3.

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Wichita police say Miranda Miller, 36, and Stephen Bodine, 40, are both booked on felony murder and child abuse charges. They have both been in custody at the Segwick County Jail on unrelated charges since Sept. 17.

A 41 Action News investigation found that the boy's father had filed reports with the Kansas Department of Child and Family Services alleging that his son was being abused while in the care of his mother.