Canton teen arrested for mother’s second-degree murder
CANTON, Kan. (WIBW) - A Canton teen has been arrested for the second-degree murder of his mother.
KBI indicated that CPD requested its assistance just before 4 p.m. on Monday. Agents and the Crime Scene Response Team responded to the scene.
It was found that just after 3:30 p.m. Canton Police received a 911 call that said a woman was found unresponsive at 110 W. Allen St. When officers arrived, they found Briana L. Lance, 52, in the backyard.
Officials noted that they found signs of injury and trauma to Lance’s body and she was pronounced dead at the scene.
Around 5:40 p.m., KBI indicated that Hayden C. Lance, 18, was arrested for the second-degree murder of his mother, Briana. He was booked into the McPherson Co. Jail.
Officials noted that formal charges are pending and are expected to come from the McPherson Co. District Attorney. The investigation remains ongoing and no further information will be released.
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