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Bonner County Sheriff looking for homicide suspect Nathan Utt

April 7, 2017 GMT

The Bonner County Sheriff’s Office is searching for homicide suspect Nathan Lane Utt, 41.

Deputies were called to a home on Trestle Creek Road near Hope, Idaho, around 5 p.m. Wednesday for an unresponsive elderly women who was discovered by her husband. The woman, whose name has not been released, was dead.

The Sheriff’s Office has identified Utt as a suspect in the case. He’s a transient known to frequent food banks and soup kitchens in the Sandpoint area. He is 6’ 1” tall and 180 pounds. He is possibly wearing a blue jacket or green trench coat and usually carries a backpack.

Utt is considered armed and dangerous, the Sheriff’s Office said. Anyone with information on his location or who may have given him a ride in the Trestle Creek area is asked to call 911.

Utt has several previous convictions for drug possession and possession of drug paraphernalia as well as convictions for first-degree stalking and second-degree stalking.