Former Ponca City resident held on murder charge in Wichita

January 14, 2021 | Courts|Police

WICHITA, Kan. — Former Ponca City resident Jason Allen Payne, 39, is being held in the Sedgwick County Jail on a first degree murder charge.

In a press release issued by Wichita Police, officials report that officers responded to a 911 call received at 5:40 a.m. in which the caller reported a man lying face down in the middle of the street at 13th and Oliver.

Officers reportedly found Payne in need of medical help. He was transported to a hospital where he was treated and released.

During the investigation police became aware of another man possibly injured at a home in the 900 block of N. Oliver.  Officers responded to the home and reportedly found a deceased male subject.

Jason Allen Payne Oklahoma Department of Corrections booking photo.

Police have not released the name of the victim but report that they believe the male is related to Payne and that they believe a physical disturbance occurred at the home.

Payne’s criminal history in Kay County includes: possession of stolen vehicle; Obtaining cash by bogus check; Furnishing alcohol to a minor; DUI, domestic abuse, and contributing to the delinquency of minors. A bench warrant for Payne was issued by the Kay County District Court on Jan. 12 for failure to appear.

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