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UPDATE: Man wanted for questioning in rural Kansas triple homicide

Posted at 5:13 AM, Oct 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-02 13:24:52-04

Officials are asking the public to be on the lookout for a man wanted for questioning in a triple homicide that happened in Harvey County, Kansas. 

The Harvey County Sheriff's Office asked people to be on the lookout for Jereme Nelson. Nelson, 34, has warrants issued through Butler and Sedgwick counties. He is to be considered armed and dangerous. 

He is 5'8", weighs 200 pounds and has brown hair and blue eyes. 

Nelson could be driving either of the following vehicles: 

  • Cream colored Lincoln MKZ with KS plate 670HHJ
  • Cream colored 2005 Cadillac Escalade with TX plate SKZ229

Contact the Kansas Bureau of Investigation at 1-800-KSCRIME (572-7463). 

Authorities said investigators found three people shot to death outside a rural home in central Kansas, and an unharmed 18-month-old child was found inside.

Sheriff Townsend Walton said a passing motorist reported seeing bodies on the driveway of the home near Hesston in Harvey County on Sunday night. Walton said he believes the shootings happened earlier that day.

Walton said the victims were a man in his 50s, and a woman and man in their mid-30s. Their names have not been released, and authorities have not explained the relationships between the victims.

The sheriff said the case is being investigated as a homicide. 

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is assisting in the probe.

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