LAWRENCE – Lawrence police say a 33-year-old man is jailed as a suspect in a stabbing death in Lawrence on Memorial Day.
Police on Wednesday identified the victim as Tracy Dean Lautenschlager, 45, of Lawrence. Police say he was found bleeding outside the McDonald’s on Sixth Street in Lawrence Monday morning and died later at a hospital.
Lawrence police spokeswoman Kim Murphee says the suspect was arrested Wednesday after running from a home in Jefferson County and leading officers from several jurisdictions on a chase in a stolen vehicle.
He eventually stopped outside Basehor and was arrested.
Lawrence media report the suspect was booked into the Douglas County jail on suspicion of second-degree murder and felony theft.