Homicide investigation in Belvue, 1 arrested

BELVUE (KSNT) – The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide in the city of Belvue.

Shortly after 2:00 Monday afternoon, a person arrived at the Wamego Police Department and reported a deceased individual at 106 3rd street in Belvue.

Deputies responded to the residence and located a deceased male inside the home.  The individual reporting the body was detained, and later in the Monday evening was arrested for murder.

The victim has been identified as 70-year old Larry Arand of Belvue.  The man taken into custody has been identified as Christopher M. Arand, 36, of rural Belvue.  Christopher M. Arand was the nephew of the victim.  He remains at the Pottawatomie County Jail with no bond set at this time.


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