Ediwn Hall has been formally charged with the 1st degree murder and aggravated kidnapping of Kelsey Smith by the Overland Park District Attorney today. Edwin R. Hall was also given the opportunity to post a 5 million dollar bond for his release.
Other information in the case is that his truck was impounded and was found in his possession.
Prosecutors charged Edwin R. Hall, 26 from Olathe, on Thursday with first degree murder and aggravated kidnapping for the murder of Kelsey Smith, 18 from Overland Park. He was given a $5 million bond. He’s expected to make a court appearance Thursday afternoon. More charges could still be added at a later date.
Police arrested Hall on Wednesday evening. Chief John Douglass with Overland Park Police said that Hall was believed to be the person of interest that followed Smith into the Target on 96th and Quivira on Saturday. Douglass also said that the truck of interest was found in Hall’s possession.The murder charge Hall faces has a minimum sentence of 25 years to life. via MyFox Kansas City