Update: Authorities identify man, woman killed in Derby shooting


The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Department on Monday identified the man and woman in a murder-suicide Saturday near Derby.  It happened in the 10100 block of East 63rd Street South at around 5:30 p.m.

They are 33-year-old Kristin Leigh Florio-Gile and 33-year-old Randy Dean Gile II.

Sedgwick County Sheriff’s deputies and Derby police found three vehicles when they arrived. Kristin Gile and Randy Gile II were found dead at the scene. Kristin Gile’s father, 55-year-old Richard Florio, received minor injuries during the shooting. Detectives said they discovered that Randy shot his wife Kristin and then shot himself. 

The sheriff’s department said the investigation is still active. 

There is a GoFundMe page set up to help the family.

There is a viewing on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Smith Mortuary, 1415 N. Rock Road in Derby. The funeral will be held Thursday at 11 a.m.at st. Mary Catholic Church, 2300 E. Meadowlark in Derby. 

RELATED LINK | Obituary for Kristin Leigh Florio

Kristin’s family released this statement:

“The family of Kristin Florio-Gile would like to thank the community for the outpouring of support. When a tragedy such as this leaves you questioning humanity, it’s the kind words from strangers that remind you that God is still here. Kristin was a sweet and caring person who always wanted the best for everyone. She was a loving and involved mother who always put her kids first. Because of this immense love of her children, we know she can finally be at peace knowing they will be safe, loved, and cared for. We are absolutely overwhelmed and appreciative of the generosity from everyone. Thank you all so much.”


Authorities are investigating a double fatal shooting near Derby. 

It happened around 5:30 p.m. Saturday in the 9000 block of East 63rd Street South. It is between Rock and Greenwich Road. 

Authorities said a man and woman died. They are both in their 30’s. The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Department said the man and woman were in separate vehicles, and they believe they are related. 

“We believe there was a shooting that occurred out on the roadway. At this point, we are trying to investigate to figure out what happened. We don’t believe anyone is outstanding. We believe the confrontation that took place is confined to this area,” said Capt. Brad Hoch, Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Department. 

Authorities are still interviewing witnesses. 

Officials said 63rd Street between Rock and Greenwich will be closed for several hours. 

Anyone with information can call investigators at 660-5300.


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