Mar 19, 2023

UPDATE: Arrests made, victims identified in Saturday homicide in JC

Posted Mar 19, 2023 9:32 PM

Little Apple Post

GEARY COUNTY - On Sunday afternoon, the Junction City Police Department released additional details regarding the Saturday evening homicide.

The homicide victims have been identified as 75-year-old Valerie J. Krissman and 80-year-old Roland C. Krissman.

Earlier on Sunday, March 19, arrest warrants were issued for the arrest of 33-year-old Steven P. Pierce of Junction City and 29-year-old Kallie R. Peters, also of Junction City for 2 counts of Felony Murder, 2 counts of Aggravated Robbery and 1 count of Felony Theft.

Michigan State Patrol located and arrested both Pierce and Peters on the warrants issued and the pair are in custody in Michigan awaiting extradition back to Kansas.

Junction City Police Department says no other details will be release at this time.


GEARY COUNTY—Law enforcement authorities are investigating a homicide in Junction City.

Just before 8:30p.m. Saturday, police responded to the 700 block of W. 1st Street in Junction City in reference to a check welfare, according to a media release.

Officers located two subjects deceased inside of a residence. The deceased were identified as a 75-year-old white female and an 80-year-old white male, both residents of Junction City.

The deaths are being investigated as Homicides, according to police. 

The names of the deceased are being withheld pending notification of the family. Autopsies have been scheduled for a later date.

Anyone with information pertaining to this investigation is encouraged to contact the Junction City Police Department at 785-762-5912 or submit a tip at the Junction City Geary County Crime Stoppers link at Tips should reference JCPD Case #2023-05269. No further information will be released at this time.