The suspect in the weekend death of a Derby woman made his first Kansas court appearance in the case Thursday. Charles Beck was charged with first degree murder and attempted murder in the first degree in connection with the Sunday morning death of a woman and the stabbing of her fifteen year old son.
Beck was captured in Missouri late Sunday. The Kansas Department of Corrections says Beck served time for battery, violation of a protection order from abuse, and drug charges in Russell County.
He had been on parole for 2 years. His parole ended on August 28.