Topeka Police identify teen found shot to death in South Topeka, two arrested
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Topeka Police have identified the victim found shot to death in South Topeka on Friday night and have arrested two people as a result.
Topeka Police have identified the victim found shot to death at the Traveler’s Inn in South Topeka as 18-year-old Jahlel Brundidge of Topeka. Officers have also arrested Andre Quinton, 39, and Cassie Holden, 31, both of Topeka, for his murder.
Around 3:05 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 5, the Topeka Police Department says officers were called to the Traveler’s Inn at 3846 SW Topeka Blvd with reports of a shooting.
When officials arrived, they said they found one victim who had been suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim, identified as Jahlel Brundidge, 18, of Topeka, was pronounced dead at the scene.
As a result of the investigation, officials said Quinton and Holden are being held without bond in the Shawnee Co. Dept. of Corrections on the following:
- Murder in the First Degree
- Aggravated Robbery
- Aggravated Burglary
- Criminal Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon
Holden is also being held on Topeka Bench Warrants, as well as suspicion of two counts of Theft by Deception, Criminal Trespass, Possession of Stolen Property, Identity Theft and Making False Information.
Anyone with information about the crime should call TPD at 785-368-9400 or make an anonymous tip to Shawnee Co. Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007.
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