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Minidoka County Files Charges Against Cruz

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By Brittany Cooper

Rupert, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV) The Minidoka County Sheriff's Office and the Minidoka County Prosecuting Attorney's Office have filed the charge of Murder in the First Degree and Attempted Murder in the First Degree with a weapon enhancement against Christopher Cruz.

The charges stem from last Friday's shooting that left Craig Short dead.
Short's body was found at Cruz's home last Friday.

Officers have been searching for Cruz and Stephanie Juarez since then.
No word yet on if Juarez will be charged with a crime.

If you have any information about their whereabouts, please call the Minidoka County Sheriff's Office.

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