TIMELINE: Bo Kirk murder investigation

KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho – The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday they have arrested two men in connection to the death of Bo Kirk, a Post Falls man who was found dead on Tuesday, after being reported missing by his wife earlier in the week.

Authorities said they have worked countless hours with multiple agencies to capture the two men. They did not specify how they located the two men, or release their identities at this time

With so many variables to consider, below is a timeline of events since Kirk’s disappearance.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

7:00 p.m. William “Bo” Kirk leaves work around 7:00 p.m. according to his wife. His wife said he should have been home by 7:20 p.m. He does not return home, prompting his wife to call authorities saying he is missing

8:34 p.m. Kirk’s bank cards were used at US Bank, later confirmed by authorities.

8:46 p.m. Kirk’s bank cards used at Bank CDA, later confirmed by authorities.

9:43 p.m. Timberlake Fire and Rescue responds to a vehicle on fire in the area of Rimrock Road on the north end of Kootenai County. That vehicle is later confirmed to be Kirk’s truck. Kirk was not found at the scene.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Noon Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office says a body has been found near the Hayden Creek are of the Coeur d’Alene National Forest. It was unclear at the time if the body found was Kirk’s.  Authorities release surveillance video showing a man with a mask over his face at a drive-thru ATM using Kirk’s card. His identity is unknown.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

1:00 p.m. Authorities confirm the body found near Hayden Creek is Bo Kirk. Investigation changes from a missing persons case to a homicide investigation. They release a second surveillance video that reveals two suspects. 

3:00 p.m. A family friend of Kirk’s, Brian Johnston, tells KREM 2 News he was the one who found Kirk’s body. He said he was following the advice of a psychic who said Kirk was “in a ravine near water.” 

KREM 2 News speaks with a private investigator, who was not connected to this case in any way, who said based off of the surveillance video it appears the Idaho murder suspects had done this before. 

Thursday, October 27, 2016

5:00 p.m. Authorities ask the public for additional help in finding the suspects. Asks for any extra surveillance video from the public or local businesses

Friday, October 28, 2016

10:15 p.m. Authorities announce they have arrested two men in connection to the murder of Bo Kirk

Saturday, October 29, 2016

1:22 a.m. David Hutto, 44, was booked  into the Kootenai County Jail for second degree murder charges. Officials have not confirmed that his arrest is related to the investigation.

11:45 a.m. Kootenai County Sheriff's Office confirms Hutto's arrest is connected to the investigation.

KREM


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