A man identified as 19-year-old Bryce J. Thompson was in custody in Missoula on Wednesday night after being arrested in connection to a suspected homicide Wednesday in Spokane’s Emerson-Garfield neighborhood.
Two women returned to their house early Wednesday afternoon to find a female victim assaulted and dead, said Spokane Police Department spokesman Sgt. Terry Preuninger. Officers responded to a 911 call at about 12:30 p.m.
Missoula County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Thompson and booked him into Missoula County Jail just after 7 p.m., according to county records. He was being held on a fugitive charge and two extra jurisdictional warrants with a total bond of $1,000.
The incident occurred at a multiple-resident house at 1603 W. Shannon Ave. The street was blocked from North Maple to North Ash streets as of 8 p.m. Wednesday. Detectives from the SPD’s Major Crimes division were still at the scene.
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