Arrest made after hunters find body in southwest Idaho

October 27, 2017

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities have arrested a southwest Idaho man three days after finding a body in Owyhee County in southwest Idaho with apparent gunshot wounds.

Idaho State Police on Thursday arrested 27-year-old Nicholas B. Vandenberg of Melba on suspicion of first-degree murder.

Vandenberg is being held in the Owyhee County Jail.

Hunters discovered a male’s body on Monday. Officials haven’t released the person’s name.

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