On Sunday the Hays Police Department received a report of a possible aggravated burglary and sexual assault in the southwest part of Hays that had occurred during the early morning hours Sunday.

Law enforcement's investigation identified a possible suspect.

A search warrant was obtained from the Ellis County District Court to search the home of the suspect for evidence of the alleged crimes.

The Hays Police Department’s Special Situation Response Team served the search warrant at 8:14 p.m. Sunday and found the suspect deceased from an apparent suicide.

The Hays Police Department and Kansas Bureau of Investigation are assisting the Ellis County Coroner’s Office with the death investigation.

No further information will be released.