Wichita teen dragged to death in carjacking, arrest made

Kevin Palmer

Kevin Palmer

WICHITA, Kan. – A Wichita, Kansas family is mourning the loss of their teen daughter after she was dragged to her death.

13-year-old Briana Ibarra was in a running car parked in front of a restaurant Saturday waiting for her family to get food. Police say Kevin Palmer jumped in and drove away with the young girl in the car. Ibarra tried to escape while the car was moving but got caught in the seatbelt. She died at the scene.

Palmer was arrested after trying to run. he is currently in jail facing six charges, including first-degree murder.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.