Salina Police Expect More Arrests In Woman's Death

By: AP (Posted by Melissa Brunner)
By: AP (Posted by Melissa Brunner)
Officers arrested 24-year-old Joel Heil of Salina Wednesday on suspicion of premeditated first-degree murder in the death of Kristin Tyler.

Joel Heil

SALINA, Kan. (AP) _ Salina police say they expect to make more arrests in the death of a 27-year-old woman's whose body was found this week after she had been missing since April 25.

Officers arrested 24-year-old Joel Heil of Salina Wednesday on suspicion of premeditated first-degree murder in the death of Kristin Tyler.

Salina police Lt. Scott Siemsen said Friday the investigation is not over and more arrests are likely.

Tyler's body was found Thursday in a ravine off Interstate 135 near Salina. Siemsen says Tyler might have been killed near where her body was found.

the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, Salina police and the Saline County Sheriff's Office are investigating the case.

Tyler's mother reported her missing after her daughter did not return home from running errands on the evening of April 25.


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