PRESTON, ID.  — The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the man found dead in his Preston home. The man has been identified as Wilden Everett Lovin Jr., age 31. He was found deceased inside his home at 515 South 200 East on Saturday.

Franklin County Sheriff’s Office formally opened a homicide investigation into the death of Lovin earlier this week.

A press release from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office detailed that Lovin was found in his residence by an unnamed person who reported to dispatchers that the death “was not normal”. No other details surrounding his death are available at this time.

Classified as a homicide, the case remains open and under investigation. The victim’s body has been released to the Franklin County Coroner’s Office for an autopsy at a later date.

Anyone with information regarding the murder please contact the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office at (208) 852-1234.