Arrest Made In Topeka Murder Case

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- The Topeka Police Department has made an arrest in connection with the murder of Ashley M. Alcala.

Manuel Alcala, the husband of the victim, was arrested at a Shawnee County address at 8:00 p.m. Saturday evening and transported to the Shawnee County Department of Corrections and booked for First Degree Murder.

Two adult males are being detained in El Paso, Texas for questioning in this murder case. Their names are being withheld at this time until the investigation develops further. Many agencies have participated and assisted with this case.

This investigation is ongoing. TPD expects to present a complete case file to the District Attorney’s office in the near future for prosecution.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact LT Kaboudan at 368-9505, Det. Hill at 368-9024, or information can be given anonymously at 234-0007. No other information is available at this time.