Deadly Encounters: Murder In Harvey County, Kansas

Harvey County is one of the smallest counties in Kansas, historically populated by hard-working, friendly, community-minded families always ready to lend a helping hand.  For such a small, rural county it is surprising that any murders have ever affected our residents.  Tragically, they have.  The destruction of lives caused by the ungodly desires of wicked people has taken a toll not only on their own lives but also on the lives of their victims, the families, and the community as a whole.

Most of Harvey County’s murders have been fueled by alcohol and drugs and are motivated by domestic violence, anger & quarrels, lover’s triangles, and robberies.  While we would prefer to focus on the victims rather than the aggressors, information on the victims is necessarily scarce by comparison.  As families share more about the victims lives with us, those stories will be posted here.

Those included in this list are connected to Harvey County in a variety of ways – most murders happened here, some were Harvey County victims murdered elsewhere, some where Harvey County perpetrators active elsewhere, and some are the victims found in this county, or who were buried here.

This page is dedicated to the memory of those whose lives were effected by these deadly encounters in Harvey County.  Information for this page was derived from Deadly Encounters: Murder in in Harvey County, by Darren McMannis.

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