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Perla Rodriquez, 42, was found dead at a home near 21st and 119th streets on the city’s northwest side. Her 37 year old boyfriend,
Travis Becker Jr, was arrested in Olathe and transported back to Wichita.
Sedgwick County Jail records show Becker was held without bond Wednesday morning. Officer Charley Davidson identified the victim and suspect.
Lt. Todd Ojile said Rodriguez died of blunt force trauma.
KAKE News has learned she was the outreach director at the Wichita Area Sexual Assault Center.
Wichita Area Sexual Assault Center (WASAC)Police say a 37 year old man has been arrested in connection to the death of his girlfriend whose body was found in a northwest Wichita home early Tuesday morning.
Lt. at a home in the 2200 block of North Parkridge Street, near 21st and 119th streets. It’s unclear when she was killed.
Officers were first called to the home at around 10:30 Monday night in reference to some of the victim’s property being found by Andover police. Officers were unable to make contact with anyone at the home and left
“Shortly before 2 o’clock this morning,
WPD dispatch received a call from the Olathe Police Department in regards to a suspicious character call,” Lt. Ojile said.
He said property and a vehicle belonging to the victim were found in Olathe.
Officers again went to the home on Parkridge, forced their way in and found the victim’s body. Ojile said she died of blunt force trauma.
The 37 year old suspect was being held by Olathe police. Lt. Ojile said investigators were traveling there to interview him.
No names were released,
but Ojile said the victim and suspect were in a relationship.
Wichita readying for NCAA tournament Years of planning are starting to come together in the days before the NCAA basketball tournament comes to Wichita.
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INTRUST Bank Arena officials have released practice and game time schedules for the NCAA tournament games.
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The Kansas Jayhawks are heading to Wichita as a No. 1 seed in the Midwest Region of the NCAA Tournament. This is the eighth tie in the last 12 years for KU to earn one of the four top seeds and it’s also the 29th straight year they’ve made an appearance in the NCAAs.