Two men found dead at Milford Lake Dam after possible kidnapping

Published: Dec. 6, 2019 at 5:35 PM CST
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The Geary County Sheriff's Office and Junction City Police Department investigates the deaths of two men following a possible kidnapping in Junction City.

Topeka station

reports from the sheriff's office that 27-year-old Zachary Lima and 24-year-old Christopher Young were found dead at the Corps of Engineers Gathering Ponds below the Milford Lake Dam.

The sheriff's office says the deaths are being investigated as a murder-suicide.

At about 10 p.m. Thursday, WIBW reports Junction City police responded to the report of a violation-of-protection-order complaint and possible kidnapping. Police say Lima forced his way into a home and took Young at gunpoint, WIBW reports.

The station says a tip led deputies to Milford Lake where the bodies were found. Military Law Enforcement is assisting with the investigation.