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Bannock County sends support to Preston survivors

On Wednesday afternoon, Bannock County Prosecutor Steve Herzog approached the county commissioners to pitch a move of support for the surviving family members of the Preston tragedy police are investigating as a murder-suicide.

In a unanimous move under the Friendly Amendment, the commissioners agreed to send a Victim Witness Coordinator on behalf of the county to offer emotional support to the family. Herzog said Franklin County currently does not have a witness coordinator.

“I think it’s a good service to provide to our neighbors,” Herzog said. “I’d like to help in any way we can.”

Currently, there are also two fundraising accounts to help the family with expenses:

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