Break In Local Murder Case - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Break In Local Murder Case

KHQ.COM - Spokane Police Major Crimes Detectives have developed a suspect in the Evon Moore homicide. No arrests have been made at this time but detectives have executed search warrants on the suspect's apartment and vehicle.

The 48-year-old Moore woman was found dead on August 13, 2011 near Ralph and Riverside.

Investigators have been combing through thousands of tips over the past month, following leads to locate a homicide suspect.

A break in the case came last Friday when a WSP Trooper made a traffic stop near Francis and Division on a vehicle driving without tail lights. The driver, Derrick Vargas (02/08/87), was arrested for an outstanding warrant. Subsequent investigation led to a charge of 1st Degree Rape.

Vargas remains in the Spokane County Jail on the previous charges.

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