Update: Wichita police arrest suspect who allegedly cut woman, stabbed dog


WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Wichita Police Department announced that they have located and arrested 41-year-old James E. Brown of Wichita. 

Police said Brown is wanted on charges stemming from an aggravated battery, domestic violence, animal cruelty investigation, and a second aggravated battery, domestic violence strangulation investigation. Brown also has an outstanding warrant.

According to police, around 2 a.m. Monday, officers responded to a home in the 1500 block of N. New York where they found a 41-year-old woman who had a cut to her hand and back. She was taken to the hospital for treatment of severe injuries.

Police said their investigation revealed the woman got into argument. Brown grabbed a long sword during the fight, struck her multiple times, and stabbed her dog multiple times. Investigators also learned the woman had been strangled.

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