Johnson County Weekend Tribute: Merriam, Kansas Mourns Fatal Stabbing Victim

Today's reminder that the uptick in violence across the nation doesn't really respect lines on a map.

Accordingly, here's the story of a suburban family suffering a crushing loss and asking the public to help police with the investigation.

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Police say on Oct 21, an intruder broke in and stabbed the young man to death. Charles was able to make a 911 call telling dispatchers he didn't know who his attacker was. He would later die at the scene . . . If you know anything you're asked to reach out to the Merriam police.

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Family, friends honor Merriam stabbing victim

MERRIAM, Kan. - Nearly 100 people gathered to remember a 23-year-old Kansas man who was stabbed to death in his Merriam apartment. Tears, hugs, and heartache were with the Dillon family as they grapple with the sudden loss of Charles Dillion. "Charles is a carer.