Amber Alert suspect arrested on suspicion of murder, child endangerment

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNT) – Police say the suspect involved in a deadly Wichita fire and Amber Alert for three Kansas boys has been taken into police custody.

According to police records, 29-year-old Dane Wright was booked into Sedgwick County Jail this morning around 6 a.m.

He was arrested on suspicion of first degree murder, aggravated arson, three counts of child endangerment and two counts of failure to appear.

The three boys involved in the Amber Alert are now safe after the alert was issued for them Friday evening.

The alert was issued for 12-year-old William Thompson III, 5-year-old Ethan A. Thompson, and 2-year-old Damien A. Wright.

The boys’ disappearance was related to a deadly fire in Wichita  321 N. Ash St, Wichita, KS. Firefighters found a woman dead inside the home.

The Wichita Police Department consider the death suspicious. The identity of the woman found dead has not been released.  Wichita police believe that there are three children associated with the woman found dead.





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