Sighs of relief follow weeklong manhunt

By

Local News

August 30, 2019 - 5:12 PM

Customers at H&H Grill in Humboldt talk about the recent manhunt that ended when suspect Aaron Huton turned himself over to authorities Wednesday. REGISTER/ERIC SPRUILL

HUMBOLDT ? Life in Humboldt is beginning to get back to normal. Customers returning to the H&H Grill Friday morning were a welcome sight to owner Sandy Hurst.

Forty-eight hours after Aaron Hutton turned himself into the Iola Police Department, after a weeklong manhunt centered on the Neosho River by Humboldt, residents were finally able to breathe a sigh of relief.

?Everyone was scared. Nobody would get out and do anything because they were scared. We didn?t have any customers until today. I live way out in the country and I was scared to go out to my car every morning at 5 a.m. because it was dark. Is he in my car? Is he hiding somewhere? You just don?t know what someone like that is capable of doing,? Hurst said.

Related
August 29, 2019
August 28, 2019
August 27, 2019
August 22, 2019