Oldtown murder suspect in custody

OLDTOWN, Idaho — The suspect in an Oldtown murder has been taken into custody after two days on the run.

The Bonner County Sheriff’s Office believes Eric Loren Benzo, 46, shot and killed Donald Bush near Silver Birch Lane and Solar Rd. Bush later died of his injuries.

A warrant was issued for Benzo for first-degree murder on Tuesday. He was arrested in Spokane and booked into the Spokane County Jail early Thursday.

He will remain in Spokane until he can be extradited to Bonner County.

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