Idaho man is accused of killing 4 neighbors

Idaho man is accused of killing 4 neighbors | ltc-a

An Idaho man has been charged with four counts of first-degree murder and one count of burglary after he broke into a neighbor’s home and fatally shot four people, including a minor, i said Tuesday. prosecutors.

The man, Majorjon Kaylor, 31, of Kellogg, Idaho, was arrested Sunday evening shortly after the shooting, according to a declaration by the Idaho State Police. Kellogg is a city of about 2,300 residents in the northern panhandle of the state, near the Coeur d’Alene National Forest.

A judge ordered that Mr. Kaylor, who appeared in court Tuesday, he will be held without bond in the Shoshone County Jail.

The Shoshone County Dispatch Center received a 911 call at about 7:20 pm Sunday that multiple people had been fatally shot inside a residence on the 500 block of West Brown Avenue, police said. Officers arrested Mr. Kaylor at the scene.

State police on Tuesday identified the victims as Kenneth Guardipee, 65; Kenna Guardipee, 41; Devin Smith, 18 and Aiken Smith, 16.

It wasn’t immediately clear what led up to the shooting, but detectives said they believed it happened after an argument between neighbors.

At Tuesday’s hearing, Benjamin Allen, the Shoshone County prosecutor, said the crime was committed in a « horrifying way. »

Lisa Chesebro, attorney for Mr. Kaylor, declined to comment on the allegations on Tuesday. Mr. Kaylor has not filed a statement. Another hearing is set for July 3.

In Idaho, a charge of first degree murder can carry a maximum death penalty.

« This is a tragic situation that will affect the Kellogg community, » Idaho State Police Lieutenant Paul Berger said in a news release Monday.

Orlando Mayor contributed report.