Man wanted in connection to July homicide charged with murder
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - The man wanted in connection to a July homicide has been booked into the Shawnee Co. Jail and charged with murder.
According to the booking report, Walker was booked into jail around 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, and was brought in by a Secure Transport Service. He was booked in on the following:
- Murder in the First Degree
- Criminal Possession of a Weapon
- Aggravated Battery
- Domestic Battery
- Criminal Trespass
- Theft of less than $1,500
- Criminal Damage to Property
- Interference with LEO
- Driving While Suspended
- Unlawful Acts
- Display plate not assigned
- Vehicle liability insurance
The crimes are associated with different warrants which came with different sets of bonds.
Around 9:30 p.m. on July 16, TPD officials were called to the 900 block of SW 8th St. with reports of a shooting. When they arrived, they found Sexton suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
TPD issued an attempt to locate on July 22 which put Walker on the radar for the shooting.
Shawnee County District Attorney Mike Kagay said Walker was found on Sept. 8 and was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshalls in Erie, Pennsylvania.
DA Kagay said his office has charged Walker with Murder in the First Degree and Criminal Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. He has since been extradited from Pennsylvania.
Walker remains confined to the Shawnee Co. Jail on a $1 million bond. He is scheduled to appear for a scheduling docket at 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 6.
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