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Police: 2 dead in North Idaho; man detained in homicide case

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 2:34 p.m.

ORG XMIT: IDLEW101 In this Nov. 23, 2010 photo, Capt. Tom Greene displays the Lewiston Police Department's new badge, to commemorate Lewiston's 150th birthday and celebrate the state's oldest police force, in Lewiston, Idaho. (AP Photo/Lewiston Tribune, Barry Kough) (Barry Kough / AP)
ORG XMIT: IDLEW101 In this Nov. 23, 2010 photo, Capt. Tom Greene displays the Lewiston Police Department's new badge, to commemorate Lewiston's 150th birthday and celebrate the state's oldest police force, in Lewiston, Idaho. (AP Photo/Lewiston Tribune, Barry Kough) (Barry Kough / AP)

LEWISTON, Idaho – Law enforcement officials in northern Idaho say a person of interest connected to a double homicide is in police custody.

According to Lewiston police, 73-year-old Richard Carlin, of Lewiston, was detained Tuesday outside Umatilla, Oregon.

Lewiston police Lt. Jeff Klone said officers responded to a Lewiston home Tuesday morning and found two dead bodies. A third adult was taken to a local hospital for a stab wound to the back and is reportedly in serious condition. None of the victims have been identified.

Klone said investigators are working to secure arrest warrants for Carlin and search warrants for the mobile home where the bodies were found.


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