Wisconsin Deputies Catch Suspect Believed To Be Near U.P.

Wisconsin deputies say they caught a homicide suspect who was believed to be in northern Wisconsin or the U.P.

They say 36-year-old Philip Novak of Wisconsin was caught in Phillips, Wisconsin around midnight on Tuesday.

He is suspected of shooting and killing 46-year-old Eddie Banks of Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Eau Claire deputies found Banks’ body in a ditch in Clear Creek Township, Wisconsin last Thursday morning.

Deputies say Novak was identified as a suspect in the homicide through evidence and interviews.