Kansas City man arrested for first-degree murder

Updated: Sep. 12, 2023 at 8:35 PM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A Kansas City man is in custody for a May 2023 Topeka shooting.

On May 15, Topeka Police Department responded to a shooting in the 3500 block of SW Kerry Ave.

TPD officers found 39-year-old Brandon Drew of Topeka suffering from a gunshot wound. Drew was taken to the hospital, where he died shortly after. The Topeka Police Department conducted an investigation.

As a result, 32-year-old Sydney Slaughter of Kansas City, Kan., was transported to the Shawnee County Department of Corrections on September 12 for the following charge:

  • Murder in the 1st Degree