Additional arrest in Manhattan homicide

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(Riley County Police Department) – At approximately 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 13, 2013 as a result of the ongoing investigation into the death of John Burroughs, 68, of Manhattan, Kansas, the Riley County Police Department Investigations Division with the Junction City Police Department arrested Anthony Stephen Nichols. This arrest is in connection with this September 8th homicide of Burroughs. Nichols is being held at the Geary County Jail in lieu of $1,000,000.00 bond.

Anthony Nichols, 33, of Kansas City, Kansas was arrested for murder in the 1st degree.

The investigation into this case is ongoing and there is no further information to be released at this time.

RCPD would again like to thank the Kansas City Kansas Police Department, Junction City Police Department, the Kansas Bureau of Investigations, and the Riley County Attorney’s Office for their cooperation and assistance.

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