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UPDATE: Wyoming man charged with murder after shooting of Driggs woman and unborn child

Crime Watch

UPDATE:

The following is a news release from the Teton County Sheriff’s Office.

DRIGGS – Investigators with the Idaho State Police and the Teton County Sheriff’s Office have charged Erik Martin Ohlson, 39 of Jackson, Wyoming, with two counts of first degree murder in the death of Jennifer S. Nalley, 39 of Driggs, and her unborn child.

Nalley’s body was found with multiple gunshot wounds by family members on Tuesday, July 5th at her residence outside of Driggs. Investigators recovered a gun at the scene that is the same caliber used in the shooting.

Ohlson was in the custody of the Teton County sheriff prior to the discovery of Nalley’s body after he was involved in a single vehicle crash at the intersection of West 2500 South and State Highway 33 in Driggs on Tuesday morning, approximately three miles from Nalley’s residence. Nalley and Ohlson were known to each other.

The Ada County Coroner’s Office performed an autopsy at the request of the Teton County Coroner on Wednesday morning. The results of the autopsy are pending.

Ohlson was arraigned today in 7th District Magistrate Court in Teton County and is being held without bond. A preliminary hearing was set by the court for July 20th.

This investigation is ongoing by the Teton County Sheriff’s Office and Idaho State Police.

ORIGINAL STORY

DRIGGS — A Jackson, Wyoming, man has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder.

According to court documents, Erik M. Ohlson, 39, made his first court appearance Wednesday afternoon in a Teton County, Idaho, courtroom.

It’s unclear if Ohlson’s murder charges are related to a woman who was found dead under suspicious circumstances in Teton County, Idaho, early Tuesday morning. Few details in that incident have been released.

EastIdahoNews.com has reach out to the Teton County, Idaho, Prosecutor’s Office, Sheriff’s Office and the court clerks. None can confirm any relation between the charges and the suspicious death.

Ohlson was arrested Tuesday on an excessive driving under the influence charge and was booked into the Madison County Jail. (Teton County, Idaho, houses its inmates in Madison County.)

We will post more information here as it becomes available.

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