Fifth Person Arrested In Death Of Two Kansas Women

A fifth person has been arrested in connection with the deaths of two Kansas women, 27-year-old Veronica Butler, and 39 -year-old  and Kilian Kelley. 

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation arrested and booked 31-year-old Paul Grice.

Grice was arrested on first-degree murder, two counts of kidnapping, and one count of  conspiracy to commit murder in the first degree.

Kelley and Butler, both of Hugoton, Kansas, were reported missing in March. The Texas County Sheriff’s Department said the women were traveling to pick up children but never arrived at their destination. Their bodies were reported to be found in rural Texas County.

Four other people had been previously arrested.  They are 54-year-old Tiffany Adams, 43-year-old Tad Callum, 50-year-old Cole Twombly, and 44-year-old, Cora Twombly.

Each faced multiple charges including suspicion of murder and kidnapping.

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