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Suspect faces murder charge after police locate him with missing Bozeman woman's motorhome in Idaho

Investigators said the motorhome contained sufficient evidence to arrest Foiles for first-degree murder
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Posted at 11:07 AM, Jan 15, 2024
and last updated 2024-01-15 13:07:15-05

BOZEMAN — On Friday, Jan. 12, police in Idaho Falls, Idaho arrested a man who was found with the motorhome Bozeman Police have been seeking in connection with the disappearance of 34-year-old Megan Ashley Stedman.

According to an Idaho Falls Police press release, a witness contacted officers after recognizing the motorhome parked on a city street. Officers located the vehicle and made contact with Chris Foiles, a 42-year-old resident of Spokane, Washington.

Foiles was detained while investigators searched the motorhome. The release said the motorhome contained “evidence to support arresting Foiles with Murder in the First Degree.”

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Foiles was arrested and booked into the Bonneville County Jail. The press release continues:

“Investigators are asking for public assistance gathering information about Foiles movements between December 15th and January 12th. Anyone who saw Foiles or the motorhome pictured over the past 4 weeks is asked to report the information to the Idaho Falls Police Department by emailing IFPD Detective Reed at Creed@idahofalls.gov or calling the non-emergency dispatch line at (208)529-1200. Please reference case number 2024-1289. The motorhome is a 1973 tan motorhome with obvious damage to the rear driver’s side, and a red stripe down the side. At some point in the last 4 weeks, the stripe was painted blue.”

The incident remains under investigation, and Idaho Falls PD says additional information is expected to be released at a later date.

No further details were available. We will update you as we get more information.