The convoluted murder-for-hire case involving a North Idaho lawyer just got a lot more complicated.
On Tuesday, a bomb was found beneath a car registered to Edgar J. Steele, who is in the Kootenai County Jail on murder-for-hire charges.
The bomb was discovered when a woman brought the vehicle - registered to Steele - to a Coeur d'Alene oil change shop. Employees found the bomb, moved the vehicle and called police, said Lt. Jay Heintz with Coeur d'Alene police.
"Two vehicles were towed from the scene, pending processing for possible evidence," Heintz said. The other vehicle also could have evidence of the bomb, Heintz said. No other device was found.
The device police found looked like a pipe bomb, witnesses told the Spokane Spokesman-Review newspaper.
Employees described the customer as a women in her 50s. The bomb was a 1-foot piece of galvanized pipe with cap screws and two fuses attached to the exhaust system, the newspaper reported.
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