The body of Juan Edgar Hernandez-Jil, 23, was found on November 29th. Officials say he was from Commerce City, Colorado and the Seward County, Kansas area. Officials believe he is originally from the Puebla, Mexico area, but have not been able locate or contact next of kin.
On Friday, December 3rd, officials charged Alfredo Brunete with first-degree murder in the death of Hernandez-Jil.
Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call the Logan County Sheriff’s Department at 785-671-3288 or the Liberal Police Department at 620-626-0151. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call 620-624-4000 or the KBI at 1-800-KSCRIME.