Man charged with fatally stabbing his uncle near Derby


Douglas McGathy (Courtesy: Sedgwick County Jail)

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – A 32-year-old man was charged Thursday with fatally stabbing his uncle.

Douglass R. McGathy was charged with second-degree murder, two counts of domestic battery and criminal property damage.

On Monday, 48-year-old Kelly Joe Ralph was stabbed multiple times following a fight with his nephew over a gun deal. Ralph died at a local hospital.

McGathy’s next court appearance is set for Sept. 9. His bond was set at $250,000.

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