News Releases

5/13/2016 - Roach St. and Max Ave. Stabbing

City of Salina Department of Police
255 North 10th Street
Salina, KS  67401
(785) 826-7210 Business


Contact:    Captain Mike Sweeney
At approximately 9:34 a.m., May 12, 2016, officers were sent to the area of Roach Street and Max Avenue reference a stabbing. Upon arrival they found a woman in her 40s with a stab wound. She was treated by medics and transported to the Salina Regional Health Center. She was taken to surgery and has died.
The woman had been involved in a disturbance at her residence and was stabbed. She immediately went to a neighbor’s house and asked the person to call police.
We are processing the crime scene and interviewing witnesses at this time. We will release more information upon completion of our investigation. We are withholding the name of the victim until family members have been notified.