IDAHO — Boneville County Sheriff’s Deputies are seeking the public’s assistance as its investigation into the homicide of a man at an Eastern Idaho rest stop continues.

On May 13, at 6:30 a.m. deputies were called to the Lane Clark Rest Area on Hwy 26 East of Ririe where they discovered 36-year-old Morey P. Pelton of Jefferson County had been killed.

Deputies ask that anyone with information about this crime, or anyone who was in the area of the Lane Clark Rest Area on Hwy 26 (approx. Mile Post 356) between 8 p.m. on May 12 and 6:30 a.m. on May 13 to contact deputies immediately by calling 208-529-1200. 

Tips and information can also be sent to Crime Stoppers online at www.ifcrime.org or through the P3tips app on your mobile device, or by calling the Idaho Fusion Center Hotline at 1-833-445-2092.

Crime Stoppers has offered a $5000 reward for information leading to the arrest of individual(s) involved in this crime.

Detectives have been investigating multiple tips and leads received since Mr. Pelton was discovered on Friday morning, however no further information is available at this time.  

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Caroline Chapman is a Community News Reporter. She enjoys reading non-fiction, skiing, hiking, and playing piano in her downtime. Her favorite aspect about living in Jackson is the genuine admiration that Wyomingites share for the land and the life that it sustains.