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Posted on: April 26, 2021

CPD - Investigating Homicide

Date: April 26th, 2021


The Coffeyville Police Department is investigating a homicide. At 10:13 a.m. on Friday, CPD responded to the 700 block of West Martin Street for a shooting. When officers arrived on scene it was reported that the gunshot victim, Christopher Temple, 46, of Coffeyville had been transported to CRMC by private vehicle.


Temple was later transported to St. Francis hospital in Tulsa, where he succumbed to his wounds.


Suspect Ruben Alfonso Ruiz Robles, 24, of Coffeyville was apprehended in New Mexico.


Chief Bromley would like to thank the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, Montgomery Co. Sheriff Office, Torrance Co. New Mexico Sheriff’s Department and surrounding New Mexico agencies for their assistance.


Anyone with information should call CPD at 620-252-6160, Detective Sergeant Lucas Vargas at 620-252-6010, or Detective Kastler at 620-252-6145. Those wishing to remain anonymous may provide information to the Crime Tip Hotline at 620-252-6133.

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