Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Idaho State Police and FBI Make Arrest for 1st Degree Murder in the Death of Joshua Reddington

Joshua James Reddington
Michael Stephen Dauber
(Photo Courtesy of Ada County Sheriff's Office)

Teresa Baker
Public Information Officer
700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 884-7122
Fax (208) 884-7087

For Immediate Release: 12/16/14 at 3:19 p.m.

MERIDIAN - Detectives with the Idaho State Police and agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested Michael Stephen Dauber, 46 of Idaho City, on Monday for the first degree murder of Joshua James Reddington and for use of a firearm in the commission of a felony which is another felony. Dauber was served the arrest warrant obtained by the Boise County Prosecuting Attorney's Office at the Ada County Jail where he is currently awaiting trial for the murder of Steven Kalogerakos.

On October 7th detectives discovered the dismembered skeletal remains of Reddington in Boise County at a remote cabin at 13 Betty Lane and the property surrounding it. Detectives were led to the property after they received information while investigating the murder of Kalogerakos. Reddington's remains were positively identified by DNA by both the Idaho State Police Forensic Services and the FBI's Laboratory in Virginia.

Investigators believe that Reddington was killed shortly after he went missing on May 26, 2000, as he was last seen in Idaho City during that Memorial Day Weekend. Reddington was a resident of Salmon, Idaho and was 25 years old at the time of his death.

Idaho State Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation were assisted in this investigation by the Boise County Sheriff's Office, the Idaho City Police Department and the Lemhi County Sheriff's Office.

Dauber was arraigned this afternoon in 4th District Magistrate Court in Ada County. A preliminary hearing was set by the court for December 29th.

ISP arrested Dauber for the murder of Kalogerakos on March 12, 2014. Kalogerakos, age 42 at the time of his death, was also a resident of Idaho City and was first reported missing in January 2008. Idaho State Police recovered his remains in the desert southeast of Boise in October 2013.

Anyone with information about either of these cases is urged to contact the Idaho State Police at 208-846-7550. Callers may remain anonymous.