From Release -- The Topeka Police Department arrested a suspect this afternoon for the murder and robbery of Hudson Liquor on Christmas Eve. The arrest took place at 3:30 p.m. at 2030 SE Pennsylvania without incident. Matthew Daniel Myers 44 year old male was taken into custody and interviewed at the LEC. His custody was turned over to the Shawnee County Department of Correction with charges of First Degree Murder and Aggravated Robbery.
Members of the CSI Unit continue to search and process the residence.
Almost every available person at the Topeka Police Department has been working around the clock since Christmas Eve to bring closure to all the recent cases. Personnel were redirected to ensure the right people were working on every case.
The successful arrests in recent cases were made possible through the cooperation between our agency and the U.S. Marshall’s Fugitive Task Force which has members from TPD, SSO, Kansas Dept. of Corrections and the Marshall’s service; the District Attorney’s Office and the Kansas Bureau of Investigations.
The family members of Mr. Matt Hill have been notified of today’s developments.
No further details can be released at this time.
Police are continuing to investigate and ask that anyone with information call detectives at 368-9400 or Crime Stoppers at 234-0007.