Arrest made in Grant County Homicide

One man has been arrested in connection with a Sunday night homicide in Grant County.

Attorney General Marty Jackley says 33-year-old Joseph Bendel is being held in connection with the death of 34-year-old Douglas Lindberg, Jr.

Bendel was arrested for Second Degree Murder, Aggravated Assault and several outstanding warrants.

The Grant County Sheriff’s Office responded Sunday evening to an assault in progress at a rural residence. Lindberg, Jr. was found injured at the scene and was taken to an area hospital where he died early Monday.

Bendel is being held on a $250,000 cash-only bond at the Grant County Detention Center.


August 24, 2023