WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Dane Wright, the suspect arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder in connection with a woman found dead in the basement of a burning home, was in court Wednesday.

A judge charged Wright with first-degree murder, arson, and three counts of endangering a child.

Officials say Wright beat Reyona Caldwell to death Friday at her home on Ash Street.

Wright’s bond has been set at $500,000. He will be back in court on June 21.

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