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UPDATE: Arrest made in Belfry triple murder

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Robert James LeCou was arrested in Nine Mile Falls northwest of Spokane for the murder of three people in Belfry. Robert James LeCou was arrested in Nine Mile Falls northwest of Spokane for the murder of three people in Belfry.
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UPDATE: 4/8/16, 12:05 p.m. - 

A suspect has been arrested in Washington state for the murder of three Belfry residents.

Robert James LeCou, 39, was arrested early Friday morning on a Carbon County warrant charging him with three counts of deliberate homicide, according to a press release from the Montana Department of Justice.

The victims are two women and one man, according to the press release. Their bodies were discovered inside a Belfry residence Thursday morning. All three died of gunshot wounds. Their names have not yet been released.

LeCou was arrested at 11448 Meadow View Lane, Nine Miles Falls, Washington, northwest of Spokane. 

The arrest was carried out by the Montana Division of Criminal Investigation, Stevens County Sheriff’s Office, Spokane Police Department, and Federal Bureau of Investigation. 


A suspect has been arrested in Washington state for the murder of three Belfry residents.

Robert James LeCou, 39, was arrested early Friday morning and faces three counts of deliberate homicide, according to the Montana Department of Justice.

The victims are two women and one man, according to the press release. All three died of gunshot wounds. Their names have not yet been released.

LeCou was arrested at 11448 Meadow View Lane, Nine Miles Falls, Washington, northwest of Spokane. 

The arrest was carried out by the Montana Division of Criminal Investigation, Stevens County Sheriff’s Office, Spokane Police Department, and Federal Bureau of Investigation. 

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