Last Updated on September 13th, 2017
September 12th, 2017
Written by Brandon Peoples
The Lyon County Sheriff's Office has identified the body of a victim found inside a burned out vehicle east of Emporia last week.
The victim has been identified as 19-year-old Jesus Avila-Galvin Jr. of Emporia. The investigation revealed his death to be ruled as a homicide.
Authorities located the suspicious vehicle around 10 a.m. Sept. 6 near Road 160 and Road T. The vehicle had been on fire and contained a body. The Lyon County Sheriff's Office is seeking any and all information related to this homicide.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sheriff's Office at 620-341-3205. Anonymous tips may also be submitted via Lyon County Crime Stoppers at 620-342-2273.