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MEDIA RELEASE – Distribution of Controlled Substance Causing Death Arrests

Police Department Press Release

April 11, 2024

Thursday, April 11, 2024

Released by Lt. Adàn Nance

On April 21, 2023, an investigation was initiated by the Frontenac Police Department into the death of 18-year-old Kooper Campiti, a resident of Frontenac. Soon in the investigation it was believed that Kooper died due to a fentanyl overdose, and that the fentanyl was sold in the Pittsburg city limits. The Pittsburg Police Department assumed the investigation with numerous other law enforcement agencies assisting.


On April 10th, 2024, Pittsburg police detectives and Crawford County deputies arrested 40-year-old Tabitha Renee Wilson, of Frontenac, and 49-year-old William Allen Davis, of Arma, in relation to Kooper Campiti’s death. Both Wilson and Davis were transported to the Crawford County jail and charged with Felony Distribution of a Controlled Substance Causing Death, Felony Unlawful Distribution of a Controlled Substance, and Felony Unlawful Distribution of a Controlled Substance Using a Communication Facility.  Both Wilson and Davis are currently being held without bond. 


The Pittsburg Police Department would like to thank the following agencies for their assistance with this case: Frontenac Police Department, Crawford County Sheriff’s Office, Department of Homeland Security, United States Secret Service, Johnson County Sheriff’s Office Crime Lab, Wichita Police Department, and the Mid-States Organized Crime Information Center.


The investigation into this incident is ongoing.  Anyone having information related to this incident, or other incidents, is urged to contact the Pittsburg Police Department at 620-231-1700, or at our tip line, 620-231-TIPS (8477).  Callers may remain anonymous.