Husband dies after calling 911, saying he ‘may have killed his wife’, Wichita police say

Wichita police say a 47-year-old man called 911 early Sunday to report he “may have killed his wife” and shortly after officers arrived at the residence, they placed the suspect in police custody, when he became unresponsive and died, according to a news report. release.

Wichita police also found a 44-year-old female deceased inside the residence in the 2700 block of North Parkridge when they arrived at 5:21 a.m. Sunday.

The woman died of an apparent gunshot wound in what is being investigated as domestic violence, police said.

“The man who was taken into custody has become unresponsive,” Wichita Police spokesman Kristopher Gupilan said in a news release. “Officers have notified Sedgwick County EMS of the man’s status and medical assistance has been rendered. The shooting suspect was pronounced dead at the scene.

In the interests of transparency and accountability, Wichita Police Chief Joe Sullivan asked the Kansas Bureau of Investigation to inspect the suspect’s death.

Wichita Police encourage victims of domestic violence to contact local service providers for help at

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