FORD COUNTY — A Kansas teen has been charged with first degree murder in the weekend shooting of a woman at a Dodge City motel.
Police arrested Boston Cole Boswell, 18, Dodge City, on Sunday for the alleged shooting death of Shantel Rose Winkler, 27, from the rural Ford County community of Howell, according to Dodge City Police Chief Drew Francis.
Late Sunday morning, authorities discovered Winkler’s body at a motel in the 1700 Block of West Wyatt Earp Boulevard. She had a single gunshot wound to the head.
Boston made a first court appearance Monday to face the murder charge and a charge for theft of a firearm, according to Francis.
A preliminary hearing in the case is scheduled for March 15, according to Ford County Attorney Kevin Salzman.