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Benton County Sheriff: Homicide Investigation – Case #13-12712 Update

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DATE:                                                            September 16, 2013                                       


TYPE OF INCIDENT:                             Homicide Investigation – Case #13-12712



LOCATION OF INCIDENT:                             41901 N. River Road, Benton City


DATE AND TIME OF INCIDENT:                 Monday, September 9, 2013






After conducting follow-up investigation in the homicide of Michael A. Edwards, of Benton City, Benton County, Washington, detectives have arrested Tyler Lynn Isom (2/15/94) for possession of a stolen firearm.  The weapon had been taken from Mr. Edwards' home subsequent to his murder.  Though the Benton County Sheriff's Office is continuing its work on the investigation, conducting follow-up interviews and executing applicable search warrants, detectives are confident that they have the suspects responsible for the death of Mr. Edwards, in custody.  Noah M. Matlack (7/31/95) and Noel Anthony Gonzalez (5/10/94) were arrested last week for the murder of Mr. Edwards.


If anyone has information about this crime we ask that they contact the Benton County Sheriff's Office Detectives Division at (509)735-6555 or, after business hours, by calling the non-emergency number for dispatch at (509)628-0333.