At 6:12 a.m. Thursday, officers, EMS personnel, and firefighters responded to a report of an unattended death. Found deceased was a McPherson female, 38. The cause of death is not yet known, but the victim was known to have prior health issues. Officers suspect that the victim died of an unknown health issue. An autopsy will be performed in the next few days.
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At 9:11 p.m. Thursday, officers arrested Keith Edward Howard, 52, on a McPherson District Court warrant for failure to appear and a McPherson Municipal County warrant for failure to appear. Howard was released after posting a total $1,350 bond.
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At 9:41 p.m. Thursday, officers arrested Sandra Kay Simmons, 41, on a Reno County warrant for probation violation/failure to register. Simmons was held pending a $10,000 bond.
CANTON — At 7:36 p.m. Thursday, firefighters responded to a vehicle fire at Kiowa Road and 30th Ave. Two individuals were driving down an unmaintained dirt road when the vehicle caught on fire. Canton fire reports that the fire caused a total loss with the vehicle, but noone was injured.