Kamiah man to be arraigned on murder charge

A Kamiah man is scheduled to be arraigned in U.S. District Court in Coeur d’Alene on felony charges of second-degree murder and strangulation in connection with the death of a woman last October.

Travis Ellenwood was indicted by a federal grand jury June 3. According to a court file, Ellenwood, is accused of beating and strangling the unidentified woman last Halloween.

According to an earlier report, FBI agents, Nez Perce Tribal Police and Idaho County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a residence near Kamiah on Oct. 31st where a woman was found dead. Ellenwood was identified as a person of interest and arrested about two weeks later. (Lewiston Tribune)

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