Jan 23, 2021 3:00 AM

Kansas man arrested for wife's stabbing death

Posted Jan 23, 2021 3:00 AM
Nimmo photo Sedgwick Co.
Nimmo photo Sedgwick Co.

SEDGWICK COUNTY —Law enforcement authorities are investigating a woman's death and have made an arrest.

On Thursday morning, police responded to a medical welfare check at a residence in the 300 Block of South Dodge in Wichita, according to Police Captain Jason Stevens.

At the scene, officers found a victim identified as  43-year-old Rebecca Nimmo with stab wounds and unresponsive . She was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Stevens.

Also at the scene was her 47-year-old husband Shawn Nimmo who had called police. Investigators determined probable cause existed to arrest him for her murder, according to Stevens.

He is being held on a requested charge of 2nd degree murder. Stevens ask that anyone with information on this domestic violence case should contact police.