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Mon., May 16, 2011, 4:29 p.m.

Fatal Police Encounter In North Idaho

A fatal confrontation involving a Boundary County deputy sheriff this morning in North Idaho is under investigation. Details remained sketchy this afternoon, but Boundary County Coroner Mike Mellett confirms that one person is dead following an early morning encounter with a deputy who was responding to an emergency call. Initial reports indicate a Taser may have been involved. Idaho State Police said it dispatched detectives to the scene early today at the request of the Boundary County Sheriff’s Department/Spokesman-Review. More here.

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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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