LAWRENCE, Kan. (WDAF) – A suspect in the shooting deaths of four people in Ohio has been arrested in Kansas.
Police in Montgomery County’s Butler Township said late Saturday night that 39-year-old Stephen Marlow was taken into custody by local police in Lawrence.
Police in Montgomery County’s Butler Township said officers were called to the area shortly before noon Friday on a report of shots fired.
Chief John Porter said four victims with gunshot wounds were found at “multiple crime scenes” and all were pronounced dead at the scene.
82he Montgomery County coroner’s office on Saturday identified the victims as 82-year-old Clyde Knox, 78-year-old Eva Knox, 41-year-old Sarah Anderson and a 15-year-old girl whose name wasn’t released.
“We are working to determine if there is any motive to this horrible tragedy or if mental illness played any role,” Porter said. He called the shooting “the first violent crime in this neighborhood in recent memory.”
Extradition is being arranged to send Marlow back to Ohio.