52 year-old man killed in Salina

SALINA, Kan (WIBW) -- The Salina Police Department says 52 year-old Old Phillip R. Grubbs Jr. was found dead in his home Saturday afternoon.

Salina Police Officers, Salina Fire Department, and EMS responded to the home, located at 1100 North 10th St, for a medical emergency just before 4:30 p.m.

Through investigation police identified 60 year-old Melanie Grubbs, as a suspect in Phillip Grubbs’ murder. Melanie was Phillip Grubbs’ wife, and also lived inside the home.

Melani Grubbs has been booked into the Salina County Jail on one count of Second Degree Murder and one count of Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

The investigation is ongoing. If you have any information concerning this event, you are encouraged to call Crimestoppers at 825-TIPS. You may receive a cash reward of up to $1,000. Tips can remain anonymous.