Great Bend police find 39-year-old man dead at Best Western Angus Inn; person of interest located


GREAT BEND, Kan. (KSNW) – Great Bend authorities are investigating a homicide that happened at the Best Western Angus Inn on Sunday.

At around 11: 50 p.m., the Great Bend Police Department and EMS were dispatched to 2920 10th St.

Police found 39-year-old Micah Merryman-Scifres on the ground, bleeding and not moving. He was pronounced dead.

The Barton County Sheriff’s office said 36-year-old Elias Trejo was arrested near SW 60th Avenue and SW 60th Road following a traffic stop. The sheriff’s office said he was booked on second-degree murder charges.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the Great Bend Police Department at 620-793-4120 or Crime Stoppers at 620-792-1300.

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