AP: Wichita stabbing victim identified, cousin arrested


WICHITA, Kan. — Wichita police say the cousin of a man who was stabbed to death has been arrested.

Police say 39-year-old Jason Payne was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of first-degree murder. Early Wednesday, police found Payne lying facedown in a street. Payne was treated and released at a hospital. Investigators went to a home connected to Payne and found 34-year-old Michael Montgomery dead. Police spokesman Officer Charley Davidson said Payne and Montgomery had an altercation at the home and Payne stabbed Montgomery.

Police did not say why Payne needed medical condition before his arrest.


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