(Bannock County Coroner Press Release, April 17, 2023)

The Bannock County Coroner’s Office, in cooperation with the Chubbuck Police Department and Pocatello Police Department, has confirmed the identity of the deceased following the suspected robbery and death by suicide near 4310 Yellowstone Avenue in Chubbuck on Saturday, April 15, 2023.

  • Deceased: Richard Anthony Elkins Jr., 19 of Chubbuck

Next of kin has been notified.

The incident remains under investigation by Pocatello and Chubbuck police with help from the Bannock County Sheriff’s Office.

Suicide is preventable. If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available. Call or text 988 or chat online at 988lifeline.org.

View Pocatello Police’s original press release.



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