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Person of interest sought in Sunday night homicide
Elias Trejo
Elias Trejo

Officers are searching for Elias Trejo, who is considered a person of interest in a homicide reported Sunday night at the Best Western Angus Inn, Great Bend.

The victim was identified by the Great Bend Police Department as Micah Merryman-Scifres, 39. The victim’s family has been notified.

According to reports, the GBPD and Great Bend Fire Department Ambulance personnel were dispatched to the motel, located at 2029 10th St., at 11:53 p.m. Sunday. They found a male laying on the ground, bleeding and not moving.

Trejo was identified as a person of interest with pending charges of murder in the second degree. He was last seen in a dark-colored four-door passenger car with unknown Texas license plates. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the GBPD, 620-792-4120, or Crime Stoppers, 620-792-1300.

Assisting agencies are the Barton County Sheriff’s Office, Ellinwood Police Department and Great Bend Fire Department EMS.