TOPEKA (KSNT) – The Topeka Police Department has arrested a 16-year-old in connection to a weekend suspicious death that’s now considered a homicide.
The teenager is booked into the Shawnee County Department of Corrections in the murder of 46-year-old Hester Workman, according to police. They are facing the following charges:
- First-degree murder
- Felony murder
- Aggravated battery
Topeka Police responded to a call around 7:15 p.m. Saturday requesting medical help to the 2800 block of SW James. Officers found Workman dead when they arrived.
This is an ongoing investigation.