Arrest made in King Ave. homicide

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From the Billings Police Department:

On 11/03/2020 at about 10:00 AM (PT), members of the Idaho State Police (ISP) stopped a vehicle travelling on Interstate-90 outside of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. The vehicle was occupied by Benial Davis, a 37 year old male from Billings.

Davis is currently in custody at the Kootenai County Correctional Facility on a Deliberate Homicide warrant for his arrest out of Yellowstone County. The warrant is in relation to the homicide that occurred on 11/01/2020 in the 4100 block of King Ave East.

The investigation remains on-going. BPD Detectives are coordinating investigative efforts with ISP. Any additional information will need to be obtained from charging documents or proceedings for extradition back to Montana.

From the Idaho State Police:

An Idaho State Trooper stopped a vehicle traveling on Interstate 90 in Kootenai County at approximately 10:00 a.m. yesterday morning after the trooper witnessed a traffic violation. Following further investigation, an occupant of the vehicle was arrested and booked into the Kootenai County Jail on a Deliberate Homicide warrant out of Yellowstone County, Montana.

The man was identified as Benial Davis, 37, of Billings.

As the arrest is in connection to an ongoing criminal investigation, no further information is available from the Idaho State Police at this time. Any further inquiries should be directed to the Billings, Montana Police Department.

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