Wednesday, November 1, 2017

News release - Idaho State Police arrest two more suspects in the Owyhee County murder investigation that began on Oct. 21

Idaho State Police detectives yesterday arrested two more suspects in the murder investigation that began on Oct. 21 when hunters discovered a deceased male in Owyhee County.
Nicholas B. Vandenberg, 27, of Melba, Idaho has already been charged with first degree murder in that investigation.

On Oct. 31, 2017, Idaho State Police arrested two more suspects and charged each with Conspiracy to Commit First Degree Murder.
They are:
- Montanna Rae Reed, 20, of Twin Falls (female)
- Willie Keith Rabey, 34, of Mountain Home

The two suspects are known associates of Vandenberg. ISP detectives arrested Reed in Twin Falls and Rabey in Mountain Home. They are currently being arraigned in those two cities and will be extradited Owyhee County Jail, however, a specific date/time for that extradition is not firm.

Note to reporters: Photographs of the two suspects are not yet available - reporters should check with the Owyhee County Jail for booking photos.