PITTSBURG --- Around 4:30am this morning, police responded to a call at the 2000 Block of John F. Kennedy street where they found 39-year old Arlin Lee Evans injured and requesting help. Evans was transported to Via Christi Medical Center for life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.
Later this afternoon, Pittsburg Police Officers and Kansas FBI agents arrested 54-year-old James Dale Willard in connection with the case. He was taken to the Crawford County Jail and booked for 2nd Degree Murder. The investigation is ongoing at this time.
If you have any information about this crime, you are asked to call the Pittsburg Police Department at 620-231-1700