Friday, November 4, 2022

Kansas man arrested on attempted murder charges

On Saturday, 9/24/22, at around 4:23 am, Fort Scott Police, along with EMS personnel, responded to an address in the 400 Blk of Andrick, for a report of an adult male that had been discovered laying in the grass with multiple injuries. 

The victim has been positively identified as being Kenneth Bevins, 39, of Fort Scott. Bevins was transported by EMS personnel to a hospital in Kansas City.

As of October 10, 2022, four (4) subjects have been taken into custody. Michael Sheriff, (23) of Fort Scott, and Tavin Eisenbrandt (20) of Fort Scott are currently being held at the Bourbon County Jail. Two (2) juveniles are also being held in custody for the following offenses:

1) Attempted Murder 1st Degree
2) Aggravated Robbery

On October 18, 2022, FSPD investigators applied for and received an arrest warrant for a 5th subject in connection with this case. That subject, is Cody Tindill (23) of Fort Scott. Tindill was subsequently located and arrested out of state.

Yesterday, November 2, 2022, Mr Tindill was extradited back to Fort Scott by the Bourbon County Sheriff’s office where he was booked into the Bourbon County Jail. Tindill was booked for the following offenses:

1) Attempted Murder 1st Degree
2) Aggravated Robbery

All persons are presumed innocent until found otherwise in a court of law. The victim, Mr. Bevins, remains in critical condition.


Disclaimer: Arrest records are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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