MCPHERSON COUNTY, Kan. — The Kansas Bureau of Investigation and the Canton Police Department are conducting a homicide investigation after a woman was found dead outside her home in Canton, Kansas.
Just after 3:30p.m. Monday, the Canton Police Department received a 911 call indicating a woman was unresponsive at 110 W. Allen Street in Canton, according to a media release from the KBI.
When officers arrived they located 52-year-old Briana L. Lance deceased in the back yard. They observed signs of injury and trauma to her and she was pronounced dead at the scene.
The McPherson County Sheriff’s Office and the McPherson Police Department joined the homicide investigation. The investigation led to a suspect being identified and located.
At 5:40 p.m., officer arrested 18-year-old Hayden C. Lance of Canton on a requested charge of second-degree murder connected to the death of his mother, Briana Lance. He was booked into the McPherson County Jail.