Prosecutors charged a man with the death of Marshall Hauschulz.
Patrick Perkins is charged with one count of first degree murder or an alternative count of second degree murder and robbery.
Hauschulz died of blunt force trauma to the head. His body was found near the Arkansas River in December. Hauschulz was homeless.
Perkins was arrested near Central & Broadway in Wichita. Investigators say he was also homeless and on probation.
His preliminary hearing is set for February 23. His bond has been set at $250,000.
Original Story, December 16
Wichita police are investigating the city's latest homicide, after 41 year-old Marshall Hauschulz was found dead Friday morning near the Arkansas River from the Keeper of the Plains.
City employees found the body near Central and Nims. It was on a concrete slab along the bank of the Arkansas River, police said.
The victim had wounds to his upper body near the head, said Police Captain Brent Allred. A sleeping bag was found near the body and Allred said it appears the victim was homeless.
Allred was not able to say how or why the man was killed. Investigators questioned two homeless people found living under the bridge to see if they knew anything about the crime.
Police are waiting to release the man's name until next of kin can be reached.