Sirens & Gavels

Idaho man indicted in mother's slaying

A federal grand jury indicted an Idaho man for first-degree murder Tuesday.

The indictment alleges that Kenneth D. Broncheau, 48, of Winchester, shot and killed his mother, Carol Haskell, on the Nez Perce Indian Reservation on June 21, 2012, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

Broncheau was detained at the scene. He is currently in the custody of Nez Perce Tribal Police awaiting trial.

The charge of first degree murder is punishable by life in prison and a maximum fine of $250,000.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Nez Perce Tribal Police, Idaho State Police, and the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

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