Wichita police make arrest after man outside nightclub

Man found dead outside Blu Nightclub in west Wichita
Man found dead outside Blu Nightclub in west Wichita(KWCH)
Published: Dec. 1, 2021 at 6:54 AM CST
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Update: The Wichita Police Department has identified 50-year-old Stephen Long of Seguin, Texas as the victim of a fatal injury that occurred early Wednesday morning.

Around 2:00 a.m., officers responded to a disturbance call at Blu nightclub in the 8700 block of W. Maple. They arrived and found Long in the parking lot, unresponsive with a head injury.

Officers learned that long was leaving the bar and got into an argument with someone in the parking lot. A 34-year-old man, identified as Christopher Parish of Wichita, went up to Long and shoved him, causing him to fall backward and hit his head. He died on the scene.

Parish was located on the scene and taken to City Hall. He has been booked into the Sedgwick County Jail on a charge of involuntary manslaughter. The case will be presented to the District Attorney’s Office.

Wichita police are investigating a man’s death after finding him outside a local nightclub.

Shortly before 2:00 a.m. on Wednesday, officers responded to a disturbance at Blu Nightclub, 8715 W. Maple.

They found a 46-year-old man unresponsive in the parking lot. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Police say they detained a person of interest. As of 6:45 Wednesday morning, police were still investigating and conducting interviews.

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