Garden City Teen Arrested after Confessing to Matricide

Judd WeilMarch 30, 2021

Reese Hernandez (15) of Garden City, called the Garden City Police Department using 911 on March 29 at at around 3:50 p.m. to turn himself in for the murder of his mother.


Reese informed dispatchers he had shot his mother inside their home.


Officers were dispatched to the 800 block of E Price Street, where Reese immediately surrendered to them in the front yard and was taken into custody without incident.


Inside, officers located a female suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.


The female was identified as Mallory Hernandez (34).


Mallory Hernandez was transported to St. Catherine Hospital, where she later died  from her injuries.


Reese was lodged in the Southwest Kansas Regional Detention Center on the allegation of 1st-degree murder.


“The Garden City Police Department offers its deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of Mallory Hernandez,” said GCPD via their press release.


The Garden City Police Department has said this is an ongoing investigation, and no further information will be released at this time.


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