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Person of interest in homicide case now in custody in Montana
Clinton Rogers
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GLENDIVE, Mont. – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation, the Medicine Lodge Police Department and the Barber County Sheriff’s Office have located the person of interest they have been searching for, who is believed connected to the homicide of Joyce Foulkrod of Medicine Lodge, the KBI announced Wednesday afternoon.

Clinton W. Rogers, 34, was located Tuesday, Aug. 11, in Glendive, Mont. He was arrested by the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office at approximately 10:30 p.m. on a warrant for theft out of Kingman County. He is currently being held in the Dawson County Jail. 

KBI agents are traveling to Montana, where they will question Rogers. The investigation is ongoing. Nothing further will be released at this time. 

The Medicine Lodge Police Department requested KBI assistance at approximately 2 p.m. Monday, July 27, the KBI reported. Special agents and the Crime Scene Response Team responded.

Just before 1:50 p.m. that day, a family member called 911 after finding 61-year-old Joyce A. Foulkrod deceased inside her home at 3 Whitney Lane in Medicine Lodge. Emergency Medical Services, the Medicine Lodge Police Department and the Barber County Sheriff’s Office responded. EMS pronounced her dead at the scene.

A statewide search for Rogers then began. On Wednesday, Barton County Sheriff Brian Bellendir issued a statement about the case, noting Rogers had ties to Barton County and was believed he may be in the area.

Authorities were at first looking for Rogers and his 2002 white Ford extended cab F-150 pickup truck. He later stole a dark red 1995 Chevrolet Camaro with T-tops in Kingman County.