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.

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Now in his third year as News Director at KD-Country 94 and Z-96.3 The Lake, Chad is a jack of not all, but many trades. He spent previous years of his working life in hotel management, event planning, security, the aviation industry, staff writing for a newspaper, and as a small business owner. He began doing play-by-play of high school sports for KDNS and KZDY in 2009 and came to work full time for the stations in July of 2015. He is the father of an eight year old daughter who enjoys spending his free time with her, his very significant other and her children. His favorite activities include attending live music and sporting events as well as being a singer/songwriter. A natural conversationalist, he also enjoys a good discussion/debate on a myriad of topics from current events and politics to sports and philosophy. He resides in Beloit with his daughter and continues to write sports and meeting stories for the local newspaper.