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Suspected Murderer on the Loose After Double Homicide in Iola, KS

UPDATE: Police in Tulsa say the person of interest, Ben Converse, shot himself at a residence near 66th and Mingo in Tulsa Friday evening. This story is developing…

A suspected murderer is on the loose and the Kansas Bureau of Investigation is asking for your assistance.

KBI spokesperson Melissa Underwood tells news Talk KZRG that 36-year-old Molly Wilson and her father 69- year-old John Tadlock were discovered dead from apparent gunshot wounds in their home at 114 S. Kentucky in Iola, Kansas.

The Iola Police Department requested KBI assistance just after 5 p.m. last night. Special agents and the Crime Scene Response Team responded to the scene.

A person of interest has been identified in connection to the case and authorities are working to locate him at this time.

If you know the whereabouts of 38-year-old Ben Converse, you are asked to contact police in your area. Converse is a white male, 5 ft. 9 in. tall, and approximately 175 lbs. He has hazel eyes.

Converse may be driving a maroon 2011 Kia Forte with Kansas license plate 509 KZS and he may be in the Oklahoma area. if you see the vehicle or the suspect, please call 911 immediately.


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