Suspect Arrested In Connection To Homicide Investigation

25-year-old Sioux Falls man in custody

Sioux-Falls-Police-Conducting-Homicide-Investigation-imageSIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls police have arrested a man in connection to a homicide investigation that began Friday night.

25-year-old Joshua Rayvon LeClaire of Sioux Falls was taken into custody Sunday morning.

LeClaire is currently being held as a parole absconder and for narcotics charges.

In a press release, Lt. Michael Colwill said additional charges are pending and will be filed early next week.

Police say the man is suspected of killing Jamie Lee Wounded Arrow, a 28-year-old transgender woman.


Earlier we reported…

Authorities say at 9:15 p.m. Friday night, they responded to apartments near East Eighth Street and North Cleveland Avenue for a check well-being call in Sioux Falls.

A neighbor called police, saying a “strong odor” was coming from an apartment.  Police say inside the apartment, they found the victim dead.  The victim is identified as Jamie Lee WoundedArrow, 28, of Sioux Falls.

More information is expected to come during Monday’s police briefing at 10:30 a.m.