Affidavit: Molestation admission triggered deadly stabbing
January 31, 2021
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man charged with first-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of his cousin told police that the killing happened after his cousin acknowledged molesting two people, court records say.
The affidavit released Friday in the case against 39-year-old Jason Payne said he told police that he tucked the body of 34-year-old Michael Montgomery in a basement crawl space after the attack, cleaned up and then drank and used drugs until he decided to surrender.
Authorities received a 911 call on the morning of Jan. 13 about a man who appeared to be disoriented and was lyi...