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Olathe police locate ‘person of interest’ in teen’s killing

Olathe police identified 18-year-old Matthew “MattMatt” Bibee Jr. Sunday as “a person of interest” in the Friday afternoon slaying of 17-year-old Rowan Padgett of Overland Park.
Olathe police identified 18-year-old Matthew “MattMatt” Bibee Jr. Sunday as “a person of interest” in the Friday afternoon slaying of 17-year-old Rowan Padgett of Overland Park.

Olathe police said early Sunday evening that they had “located and contacted” 18-year-old Matthew “MattMatt” Bibee Jr. , who they’d earlier said was “a person of interest” in the Friday afternoon slaying of 17-year-old Rowan Padgett of Overland Park.

Police found Padgett suffering from a gunshot wound when they responded to a disturbance call shortly before 5 p.m. in the 12300 block of South Mullen. He died at the scene.

According to his LinkedIn site, Padgett attended Olathe East High School. Police provided no other details.

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