October 6, 2022

Former Garden City Resident and Child Killed in Newton


NEWTON, Kan. (AP) — Police in southern Kansas’ Newton say a man suspected in the slayings of his girlfriend and her 4-year-old daughter has been arrested in Texas. Authorities say 24-year-old Alyssa Runyon,  and daughter Zaylynn Paz were found dead shortly after 11 a.m. Tuesday by Runyon’s ex-boyfriend in the victims’ duplex. Runyon used to live in Garden City. Police say the suspect was arrested later Tuesday in Texas, where he allegedly was driving Runyon’s vehicle when he arrived at a relative’s home.