Victim, suspect identified in Olathe homicide

Billy leaves behind 2 young daughters. Family and friends have started a gofundme page to help with funeral services and expenses.

Billy Schutkesting leaves behind 2 young daughters. Family and friends have started a gofundme page to help with funeral services and expenses.

The 38-year-old man who was shot and killed Wednesday night, March 30, at the Double Nickel Bar & Grill near Santa Fe and I-35 in Olathe has been identified as William “Billy” Ray Schutkesting, Olathe.

The 28-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder is Michael Chinn Jr., Augusta, Kan.

It is not known if the two knew each other.

According to Olathe police, officers were called to the scene in the 100 block of South Rogers Road about 11:39 p.m. There they found the Schutkesting with a gunshot would to the chest. He died at the scene.

An Olathe K-9 officer and his partner found Chinn who had crossed I-35 and took him into custody.

This case remains under investigation by the Olathe Police Department. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Olathe Police Department at 913-971-6950 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

 

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