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Triple-murder suspect from Montana arrested in Stevens County

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The victims are two females and one male, and at this point it appears all three died of gunshot wounds. The victims are two females and one male, and at this point it appears all three died of gunshot wounds.
STEVENS COUNTY, Wash. -

A manhunt starting in Montana ended in Stevens County early Friday morning, after law enforcement teams arrested triple-murder suspect in Nine Mile Falls.

Police believe 39-year-old Robert James LeCou killed two women and one man at a home in Belfry, Montana before fleeing to Stevens County.

Investigators from Spokane, Stevens County, and Montana tracked LeCou to a house on West Meadoview Lane in Nine Mile Falls. He was taken into custody without incident around 1 a.m. Friday.

LeCou is now being held on a $10 million bond at the Spokane County Jail as a fugitive on a Montana warrant for three counts of homicide.

Teams from Montana will be investigating the three shooting deaths. A medical examiner from Billings will release the victims' names after their families have been notified. 

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