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Investigation Underway After Authorities Find Two Dead in Geary County

The Geary County Sheriff’s Department and the Junction City Police Department are currently investigating a dual fatality at the Corp of Engineers Gathering Ponds below the Milford Lake Dam.

According to a release from the Geary County Sheriff’s Office, at approximately 10:02 p.m. Wednesday, the Junction City Police Department responded to an address in Junction City in reference to a violation of a protection order complaint and possible kidnapping. Officers were told that a subject, identified as 27 year old Zachary Lima, had entered the residence and forced a second
subject, identified as 24 year old Christopher Young, out of the residence at gunpoint.

The Sheriff’s Department, acting on information, responded to the Milford Lake area where the body of both subjects were discovered deceased.

This is a joint investigation with the Junction City Police Department and Military Law Enforcement. If you have any information involving this incident, you are encouraged to notify the Geary County Sheriff’s Department or the Junction City Police Department.

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