Suspect arrested in homicide near Great Bend hotel

July 20, 2021 GMT

GREAT BEND, Kan. (AP) — A suspect is being held on $500,000 bond in the death of a Great Bend man during the weekend.

Elias Trejo, 36, was arrested during a traffic stop Monday and is being held on a possible charge of second-degree murder, police said.

Great Bend officers were called to the Best Western Angus Inn just before midnight Sunday with a report of a bleeding man on the ground. Officers found Micah Merryman-Scifres dead at the scene,

No further information was immediately released.