ROOKS COUNTY – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation and the Rooks County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a homicide that occurred near Plainville, according to a news release issued Tuesday afternoon.
The KBI said that the Rooks County Sheriff’s Office requested KBI assistance at approximately 10 a.m. Monday, and special agents and the Crime Scene Response Team responded.
The Rooks County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call around 9:10 a.m. Monday morning when a family member went to 2610 19th Road in rural Rooks County and found 56-year-old Mark E. Reif deceased inside his home. Deputies arrived at the residence around 9:20 a.m. and discovered that Reif had died from gunshot wounds.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the KBI at 1-800-KS-CRIME, or the Rooks County Sheriff’s Office at (785) 425-6312. Callers may remain anonymous.
The investigation is ongoing.