Man Allegedly Murdered Mother; Set Her On Fire In Winchester, Id - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Man Allegedly Murdered Mother; Set Her On Fire In Winchester, Idaho

UPDATE: Right now the FBI is investigating a death in Winchester, Idaho, in which the suspect allegedly shot his mother twice and lit her on fire Thursday night, according to neighbors.

Kenneth Douglas Broncheau, 47, was booked into the Nez Perce County Jail at about 2:30 Friday morning on charges of murder, aggravated arson, aggravated domestic battery and a weapons offense, officials confirmed to KHQ's Dylan Wohlenhaus.

Broncheau and his mother, Carol Coombs, lived in same house at the corner of Camas Street and Kennedy Lane in Winchester, which is located approximately 30 mile southeast of Lewiston.

Residents told KHQ there had been domestic problems between the two, and Broncheau had made threats to his mother in the past.

Dylan Wohlenhaus will have the latest details on KHQ Local News at 5.  

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WINCHESTER, Idaho - The Lewis County Sheriff's Office has confirmed with KHQ that one person is dead following a shooting in Winchester, Idaho, which is located south of Lewiston. It happened at 8:12 Thursday night. A male suspect is in custody. At this hour it's not clear whether the victim is a male or female.

Due to "jurisdictional issues" the FBI has taken over the investigation. Look for updates throughout the day on KHQ.com, including our NewsBreaks live at Noon and 2 p.m., as well as our KHQ Local News Facebook and Twitter feeds.

 

 

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