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ISP arrest Owyhee County murder suspect

Arrest in connection with body found by hunters
ISP arrest Owyhee County murder suspect
Posted at 10:08 PM, Oct 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-27 10:11:41-04

Idaho State police have arrested a murder suspect, three days after hunters discovered an unidentified male body in Owyhee County. 

Nicholas B. Vandenberg, 27, of Melba, is being held in the Elmore County Jail on first-degree murder charges. 

ISP detectives say numerous interviews helped lead to today's arrest.  

They say it the victim, whom they have not yet identified, appears to have died of a gunshot wound. 

The investigation is on-going.