UPDATE: Suspects located in Michigan following double homicide investigation in Junction City, KS

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Published: Mar. 19, 2023 at 2:22 PM CDT
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JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (KWCH) - Update: The Junction City Police Department (JCPD) has identified the victims in the double homicide investigation.

JCPD said 75-year-old Valerie J. Krissman and 80-year-old Roland C. Krissman were found dead when officers responded to a welfare check.

JCPD said detectives received arrest warrants for 33-year-old Steven P. Pierce and 29-year-old Kallie R. Peters in reference to this investigation. Both of them are Junction City residents.

JCPD said Pierce and Peters were located by Michigan State Patrol and were arrested on the warrants. Both of them are currently being held in Michigan and will soon be extradited back to Kansas.

The Junction City Police Department (JCPD) confirmed two people were found dead in their home Saturday night.

JCPD said officers responded to the 700 block of W. 1st St. for a welfare check. There, officers found a 75-year-old female and a 80-year-old man both dead inside the residence.

JCPD said the deaths are being investigated as homicides. The department said there is not an ongoing threat to the public at this time.