KBI Arrests Salina Man for 2011 Homicide

Saline County, KS– Today, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) arrested a Salina man connected to a 2011 murder.


In March of 2019, the Saline County Sheriff’s Office requested KBI assistance to further investigate the February 17, 2011 death of 39-year-old Carol S. Williams that occurred in New Cambria, Kansas. KBI agents initiated an investigation.


On Friday, Aug. 19, at approximately 11:05 a.m., KBI agents arrested Steven Couch, Jr., 51, of Salina, at the Salina Municipal Court, 255 N. 10th St. in Salina. Couch was arrested for the suspected second-degree murder of Carol Williams, who was his girlfriend at the time of her death.


Following the arrest, Couch was booked into the Saline County Jail. Bond was set at $1 million.


The investigation is ongoing. Nothing further will be released at this time.

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