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Fifth arrest made in connection to Eureka man’s death

Greenwood Co. deputies found a man dead inside this home in Eureka on Wednesday.
Greenwood Co. deputies found a man dead inside this home in Eureka on Wednesday.(The Eureka Herald)
Published: Aug. 26, 2020 at 4:41 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 31, 2020 at 4:41 PM CDT
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GREENWOOD COUNTY, Kan. (KWCH) - Update Monday, Aug. 31, 2020: The Kansas Bureau of Investigation and the Greenwood County Sheriff’s Office made a fifth arrest in connection with the Aug. 19 death of 78-year-old Danny Shue at his Eureka home.

Monday afternoon, the KBI said its agents, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office and the Scott City Police Department arrested a 15-year-old from Scott City for suspected felony murder, aggravated burglary, aggravated theft, and conspiracy to commit felony theft.

The KBI said no further arrests are expected. Currently, three men and two juveniles face charges in connection with Shue’s death.

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Aug. 26, 2020:

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation and Greenwood County Sheriff’s Office have made an additional arrest in connection to the murder of 78-year-old Danny Shue from Eureka, Kan.

Leon Lindsay, 34, was arrested Thursday morning for felony murder, aggravated burglary, felony theft, and conspiracy to commit felony theft.

The investigation is ongoing.

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the Greenwood County Sheriff’s Office have arrested two men and a teen connected to the murder of 78-year-old Danny Shue from Eureka, Kan.

On Tuesday, Aug. 25, at approximately 3 p.m., KBI agents and sheriff’s deputies arrested Noah J. E. Farr, 30, of Dighton, Kan. Farr was arrested at the Lane County Sheriff’s Office and then booked into the Finney County Jail. At approximately 5 p.m. Tuesday, a 17-year-old male from El Dorado was arrested at the El Dorado Police Department, and then transported to an area juvenile facility where he is being held. Then, at around 7 p.m. Tuesday night, Joseph E. Warden, 25, of El Dorado, was arrested at the El Dorado Police Department and booked into the Greenwood County Jail. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office and the El Dorado Police Department assisted with the arrests.

Farr, Warden, and the juvenile were each charged with felony murder, aggravated burglary, felony theft, and conspiracy to commit felony theft.

On Wednesday, Aug. 19, at about 10:15 p.m., the Greenwood County Sheriff’s Office responded to do a welfare check at a home at 1607 Quincy St. in Eureka, Kan. When deputies responded, they searched the residence and discovered 78-year-old Danny Shue deceased inside. Shue was prononced dead at the scene.

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