(SALINA,Kan.) — (AP) - Police in Salina say four teenagers have been arrested in the death of a 48-year-old man.
Robert Unselt had been involved in a fight with several young people outside a Salina home around 2 a.m. Sunday. He died that night.
Deputy Police Chief Carson Mansfield told KSAL radio three of the male teenagers were arrested early Thursday. The fourth was taken into custody Thursday afternoon.
Three of the suspects are 19 years old. The other is 18.
A preliminary autopsy showed Unselt died of repeated blows that caused massive head trauma.
Unselt's wife said she saw three people beating her husband and running away after he collapsed.
Update, January 12
Police in Salina are now considering the death of Robert Unselt a homicide. An autopsy report shows that Unselt died from multiple blows.Eyewitnesses tell police Unselt was involved in a disturbance with three suspects when he was injured. Police say two of the three were wearing dark clothing and the third was wearing a white hoodie or puffy coat. They were last seen on Tulane, south bound on foot.
The Salina Police Department is also asking anyone with information to please call the Salina Police Department at 785-826-7210, Crimestoppers at 785-825-TIPS, text SATIPS to CRIMES (274637) or visit www.pd.salina.org and follow the Crimestoppers link to submit a web tip.