MALO, Wash. -

The Ferry County Sheriff's Office reports a suspect has been arrested for murder in connection with a deadly assault near Malo Saturday.

Deputies responded to a phone call Saturday, October 13th, about an assault. When they arrived they found the victim, identified as Brian Bill, was injured and was transported to the Ferry County Hospital.

Bill later succumbed to his injuries.

A suspect, identified Monday morning as Morgan Christensen, was taken into custody and is being held in the Ferry County Jail on murder and domestic violence charges.