Idaho manhunt for Utah murder suspect continues

Idaho manhunt for Utah murder suspect continues

BOISE, Idaho (AP) – Idaho police say the manhunt continues for a man suspected of shooting and killing a motorist in northern Utah.

Idaho State Police spokesman Tim Marsano said officers from several law enforcement agencies were searching fields in rural Cassia County Friday in an effort to find 45-year-old Jonathan Llana.

The Los Angeles man is charged with murder and attempted murder in connection with the Wednesday night shooting that killed Dennis Gwyther of Salt Lake City and injured Gwyther’s passenger.

Utah officials said the two victims were heading toward Idaho on Interstate 84 in northern Utah when the suspect fired multiple rounds at their vehicle. Idaho troopers gave chase to Llana’s vehicle until it crashed into a canal in southern Idaho. Police say Llana then fled on foot.