Shooting victim identified

Ponca City Now - February 19, 2015 12:46 pm

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office has identified the 56-year-old man whose body was found on a street.

The sheriff’s office said Wednesday an autopsy shows the preliminary cause of death for Dale A. Childress of Tulsa, Oklahoma, was a gunshot wound.

The office is investigating Childress’ death as a homicide. It says evidence indicates Childress was shot at the spot where he was discovered Sunday on 69th Street North.

The Wichita Eagle ( ) reports investigators are still seeking the public’s help in finding anyone who traveled in the area between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday.

Capt. Greg Pollock says detectives are trying to determine how Childress got to the Wichita area.

Anyone with information is asked to call authorities.


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