DEATH REPORTED 2-15-16
On February 13, 2016, at approximately 5:30 PM, the Lemhi County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call at 662 Hwy 93 North, just north of Salmon, on the “Big Flat”.
According to the female caller, a 32 year old male had been shot, and she was asking for help.
Three Lemhi County Deputies responded to the scene and assisted in CPR, and Salmon Ambulance transported the victim to Steele Memorial Hospital, where he subsequently died.
The Lemhi County Sheriff’s Office conducted an investigation with the assistance of the Salmon Police Department. During the subsequent investigation, 29 year old, Jedidiah Barton, of Boise, was taken into custody. Barton is being held at the Lemhi County Jail, pending an arraignment on a charge of homicide.
The Lemhi County Coroner, Mike Ernest, has identified the victim, as 32 year old Jordan Stenersen, of Minnesota who is formerly from Salmon. Stenersen is being taken to Boise for an autopsy to assist in determining the exact cause and manner of death.
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