GRANT COUNTY — On April 21, law enforcement authorities located the body of a missing Grant County resident, Jimmy Wayne Martin, age 54, in the rural southeast part of the county. Martin was last seen on March 23 at his rural residence approximately 4 miles southeast of Ulysses.
The Kansas Bureau of Information reports an autopsy was performed at Frontier Forensic in Kansas City, Kansas on Friday, and preliminary findings indicate that Martin was fatally shot with a small caliber weapon. Final autopsy results are pending.
“There are two suspects currently in custody on unrelated charges,” according to a KBI news released. “There is no current danger to the public in relation to this particular incident. The circumstances of the shooting are still under investigation. The results of the investigation will be turned over to the Grant County Attorney’s Office for consideration of formal charges.”
The KBI along with Grant County Sheriff’s Office, Ulysses Police Department and Kansas Highway Patrol are continuing their joint investigation.