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Woman booked into Bingham County Jail for murder

Update 1:02 a.m.: The Bingham County Sheriff’s Office says deputies will be at the Pingree home of Melonie Dawn Smith through Monday morning.

Neighbors tell KIFI/KIDK that deputies have been at the home on 1600 South since midnight Saturday. The Bingham County Sheriff’s Office would not provide KIFI/KIDK with details of the arrest or murder, despite repeated attempts to get information.

The Bingham County Prosecutor says more information will be released Monday morning.

ORIGINAL STORY: Bingham County Sheriff’s Office tells us Melonie Dawn Smith has been charged with first-degree murder.

Smith was booked into the Bingham County Jail at 2:49 a.m., Sunday morning.

The crime scene is still active, Sheriff Craig Rowland said.

The sheriff’s office is not releasing the location of the crime scene at this time.

We will continue to give you updates as they come.

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