December 17, 2020

A Manhattan man has been arrested in connection to the murder of a two-year-old child in Manhattan.

On Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at approximately 10:47 a.m., officers responded to the report of a critically injured two-year-old male at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. The child died later that day. 

Gage Anderson, 21, of Manhattan, was arrested earlier today on offenses of First-Degree Murder and Abuse of a Child. Anderson and the victim shared a place of residence. Anderson is confined in the Riley County Jail on a $500,000 bond. 

No further information will be released at this time due to the ongoing investigation.