Murder Investigation Underway In Mitchell County

The death of an Asherville man reported Friday morning is being investigated as a homicide according to a press release from Mitchell County Attorney Mark Noah received this morning by KD Country 94 and Z-96.3 News.

On Friday at approximately 10:30 A.M., deputies from the Mitchell County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to Asherville after a 911 call to Mitchell County Communications. The deputies found Darrell L. Hill, age 64, dead at the scene. Mr. Hill’s death is currently being investigated as a homicide by the Mitchell County Sheriff’s Office and the Kansas Bureau of Investigation.

Mitchell County Sheriff Doug Daugherty said this morning that an official determination on the cause of death was not yet available, and that there are currently no suspects in the case. Mitchell County authorities in cooperation with the KBI spent the weekend securing and investigating the scene on LeAnn Lane in Asherville.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Mitchell County Sheriff’s Office at 738-3523 or 1-800-KSCRIME.