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Man faces murder charge in weekend death of his girlfriend

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, at 5:16 p.m.

A 41-year-old Wichita man was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder in the weekend death of his 38-year-old girlfriend.

Bond for Anson R. Bernhardt was set at $250,000, and a preliminary hearing was scheduled for Oct. 17.

The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office said Amber Kostner’s body was found Sunday in a ditch across the road from Campus High School in the 2100 block of West 55th Street South. Investigators have not released a motive or cause of death.

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