TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – A Topeka man has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with a homicide that occurred Sunday evening.
Shawnee County District Attorney Mike Kagay said he filed premeditated first-degree murder charges against Andrew Timothy Evans, 40, on Friday afternoon.
On Sunday evening they had identified Evans as a person of interest in the case and were attempting to locate him. He was arrested the following day.
Officers said around 8:00 p.m. they responded to a call about a stabbing at 1213 SE 33rd St. When they got there, they found 41-year-old Raymond Lee Smith dead from stab wounds.
Evans was seen leaving the area on foot.
He is being held on a $1 million bond at the Shawnee County Department of Corrections with a scheduling conference set for September 12 at 2:30 p.m.