Emmett man, 78, found dead under 'suspicious circumstances'

EMMETT, Idaho (KBOI) - A 78-year-old Emmett man was found dead earlier this week under suspicious circumstances.

The Gem County Prosecutor's Office says Darole Carpenter, 78, was found dead at his home on Tuesday.

"At this point, the incident is being investigated as a homicide," said Richard Linville, Gem County prosecutor.

Details about Carpenter's death have not been released.

Emmett Police and the Idaho State Police are investigating.