Update: Alabama man arrested, another suspect sought in JC double homicide


Update 6/3/20 at 5 p.m.

By Nick McNamara

Junction City police Wednesday announced the arrest of an Alabama man accused in the murder of two Junction City men in May.

18-year-old Dontavion Wright of Talladega, Alabama, was arrested on a Geary County warrant for two charges of first-degree murder. He’s accused of shooting and killing 21-year-old Dillon Spencer and 19-year-old Aaron Villarreal in the early morning hours of May 7.

Wright is currently held on $2 million bond in Talladega County Jail awaiting extradition to Geary County.

Police are still searching for an additional suspect, Nathaniel Holmes. They ask anyone with information on his whereabouts contact Crime Stoppers at (785) 762-8477 or leave a WebTip on the JCPD Facebook page.


Junction City Police are investigating the death of two individuals Thursday morning.

Shortly before 2 a.m. officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 800 block of West 11th Street.

Two Junction City men, identified as 21-year-old Dillon Spencer and 19-year-old Aaron Villarreal, were found dead at the scene.

Police are asking anyone with information to leave a tip on the Junction City Police Department Facebook page or call Crime Stoppers at 785-762-8477.


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