Victim named in attempted murder investigation; suspects sought


Updated: Saturday, 6:55 a.m.

New details have been released about an attempted murder investigation.

Riley County Dispatch received a call at approximately 10:15 p.m. on Thursday regarding a man who fell down and was possibly injured in the 1000 block of Fremont St. EMS was dispatched to the scene, and when they arrived, found that the victim, identified as 29-year-old Anthony Williams Jr. of Manhattan, was suffering from wounds consistent with being stabbed. The Riley County Police Department responded to the scene and are working the incident as an attempted murder. RCPD has developed two suspects in this case and do not believe the public to be at risk.

Williams Jr. was transported to Via Christi by EMS in critical condition.

If the public has any information regarding this case, please call in to dispatch at 785-537-2112 or call Crimestoppers at 785-539-7777 or toll free at 1-800-222-8477.

Friday, KMAN’s Cathy Dawes spoke with RCPD Public Information Officer Alexander Robinson:


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