Man Charged With NE Kansas Murder

By: AP (Posted by Josh Mabry)
By: AP (Posted by Josh Mabry)
MGN Online

MGN Online

TROY, Kan. (AP) _ A northeast Kansas man is charged with second-degree murder after a shooting at a rural home during the summer.

Doniphan County Sheriff Chad Clary says 25-year-old Eric Burge of Troy was arrested Tuesday in the death of 25-year-old Matthew Sollars of Atchison.

Burge also is charged with unlawful discharge of a firearm in an occupied dwelling and hosting a party with minors.

Clary says authorities were called to a home southwest of Troy in early August and found the man shot. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation was called in to investigate the incident.

The St. Joseph News-Press reports ( ) Burge is being held on a $500,000 bond. It wasn't immediately clear if he had an attorney.

Information from: St. Joseph News-Press/St. Joe, Missouri,

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