Three people have been charged with first degree murder for the deaths of a man and woman at a home southwest of Wichita.
The charges were filed against 32-year-old Michael Wilking, 34-year-old Joshua Halstead, and 28-year-old Jacquellyn Arthur, all from Wichita. They are also charged with aggravated burglary and aggravated robbery. Halstead is also charged with criminal possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, and he also is accused of two counts of violating the Offender Registration Act.
Wilking and Arthur are being held on bonds of $250,000 each, and Halstead’s bond was set at $500,000. Their next court appearances have been scheduled for January 28th.
The three are charged in the shooting deaths of 43-year-old Bradley Reece and 22-year-old Kayla Schmidt. Their bodies were found December 29th at a home in the 3900 block of West Fairhaven, in a neighborhood near 47th Street South and West Street.