KBI investigates deaths of father and son in Rawlins Co.

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RAWLINS COUNTY, Kan. (KWCH) -- The Kansas Bureau of Investigation and the Rawlins County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the deaths of a father and son.

The KBI says around 2:10 p.m. on Friday, Rawlins County Dispatch received a call from a family member reporting that a man had been shot.

Deputies responded to a farm property in rural Rawlins County, near the Thomas County line. The property was west of the residence at 34428 County Road B, near Rexford, Kan. When they arrived they found Gary E. Withers, 74, dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

Soon after, about one-half mile away, and outside the home on the property belonging to Gary Withers, deputies discovered 41-year-old Daniel “Danny” E. Withers dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

Autopsies will be performed on both men and an investigation into their deaths is ongoing.