Double Murder Suspect Arrested In Idaho; Extradited Back To Cali - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Double Murder Suspect Arrested In Idaho; Extradited Back To California

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE BARSTOW POLICE DEPT: Barstow Police Department Detectives traveled to Sandpoint, Idaho on January 18th, 2013 to pick up murder suspect Christian Bunty. 

Bunty was being held in the Bonner County Sheriff's Department Jail on an arrest warrant issued in San Bernardino County Superior Court for the murder of Mark Adamson and Joseph Riley in 1995. 

Bunty was originally arrested December 3rd, 2012 and booked in Bonner County Jail. He was unsuccessful in his attempt to fight his extradition back to California. The Idaho Governor's office, at the request of the Governor of California, ordered the release of Bunty for extradition.

Bunty was subsequently booked at the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department Jail in Barstow for the outstanding warrant, on January 19, 2013. 

>>>This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is urged to contact the Barstow Police Department at 760-256-2211. Callers who wish to remain anonymous may contact the WE Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME. 

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