Sunday, April 17, 2011

Murder Investigation

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Idaho State Police
Regional Communication Center - North
615 W Wilbur Ave
Suite A
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83815
(208) 209-8620 FAX: (208) 209-8619

For Immediate Release

On Sunday, April 17, 2011, at approximately 4:30 AM, three males and one female arrived at a residence on 8th Street in the southern portion of the city of Plummer, Benewah County, Idaho. A confrontation ensued between one resident of that address and the three males. The resident was subsequently stabbed and died at the scene.
The victim has been identified as Antowyn D. Swiney, 37 years of age, with a previous address in Spokane, Washington. An autopsy is scheduled for April 18, 2011.
Pursuant to the investigation, four suspects were identified and warrants were issued for their arrest out of Benewah County for Murder in the First Degree. All four individuals are now in custody in Spokane, Washington.
Arrested were Jody A. Miller, 41 years of age male; Stephen R. Milton, 22 years of age male; Irael S. Kennedy, 21 years of age male; and Kelly A. Miller, 40 years of age female. Bail was set at $1 million for Jody Miller and Kennedy; and $500,000 for Milton and Kelly Miller respectively.
The Idaho State Police was called by the Benewah County Sheriff's Office and the Plummer Police Department to assist with the investigation. Also assisting are the Coeur d'Alene Tribal Police, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Spokane Valley Police Department, the Spokane County Sheriff's Department, and the Spokane City Police Department.

Lt. Fred Swanson
Idaho State Police Investigations