Rice Co. Undersheriff Medical Expense Fund Created; KBI Continues Investigation


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RICE COUNTY – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the Rice County Sheriff’s Office gave a brief update on the investigation taking place in Rice County.

The Rice County Undersheriff is currently in serious condition, and the prognosis for his recovery is good.

A fund was established for those inquiring about how they can assist during his recovery. Donations can be made at the Alden State Bank in Sterling, or mailed to the bank at:

Alden State Bank
Attn: Chad Murphy Fund
P.O. Box 288
Sterling, KS 67579

Donations will be used for medical expenses, or other personal or family expenses related to this incident.

The investigation into the shootings in Sterling and Raymond has brought up questions related to the investigation into the 2015 disappearance of Megan Foglesong. This missing person case remains open and considerable efforts continue in an effort to solve the case. David Madden is suspected to have been involved in Foglesong’s disappearance.

If any new information or evidence is discovered during the course of the current investigations taking place in Rice County, it will be pursued and fully investigated. However, presently, no new information or leads have emerged since the recent shootings. If anyone has information about the disappearance of Megan Foglesong, please contact the KBI at 1-800-KS-CRIME.

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Derek Nester
Derek Nester
Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2021 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.

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