Western Kansas Police Investigating Teen’s Death

KSCB News - May 17, 2011 1:07 pm

Dodge City police are investigating the death of a 17-year-old student who was injured during a party.

The name of the Dodge City High School student has not been

Acting Police Chief Craig Mellecker says the teenager was injured at a large party early Saturday and died later at a Wichita hospital. He says the department is treating the death as a homicide.

He says the boy was not shot or stabbed, but he declined to discuss a possible cause of death.

Mellecker said a possible motive for the boy’s death has not been established. No arrests have been made.


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