VICTOR, Idaho – Law enforcement officials in Idaho have initiated a manhunt for an armed and dangerous suspect allegedly involved in a kidnapping and murder. The suspect, identified as Jeremy Albert Best, is accused of abducting a 10-month-old baby from a residence in Victor.
In response to the incident, Teton County authorities have issued an Amber Alert in both Idaho and Wyoming as they strive to locate the missing baby, Zeke Gregory Best. The person of interest is said to be driving a black 1995 Chevrolet Tahoe SUV with Idaho license plate 1T39349.
The investigation unfolded late Thursday night when officers from the Teton County Sheriff’s Office responded to a disturbance call at a home on the 4600 block of Skyline Loop. Upon arrival, they discovered the lifeless body of the baby’s mother, identified as Kali Jean Randall. The circumstances surrounding the 38-year-old woman’s death are being treated as a homicide, with Jeremy Best emerging as a potential suspect.
Law enforcement officials have issued a press statement warning of the potential danger posed by Jeremy Best. They advised the public not to approach or confront the suspect, as he is believed to be armed and highly dangerous.
With gray hair and a gray beard, Jeremy Best stands 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 248 pounds. He is also the biological father of the missing child.
The Teton County Sheriff’s Office is urging anyone with information about Jeremy Best’s whereabouts, his vehicle, or the kidnapped baby to contact them immediately at 208-354-2323 or call 911.