A manhunt is under way for a Jackson man charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of his wife and her friend in 1989.
Bill Gray, 52, a former pawn shop owner, left "on vacation" two days before a Bonneville County, Idaho, grand jury handed down a sealed indictment March 18, according to Dick Mulligan, Gray's Jackson lawyer."Gray has lived here for two years and eight months as a prime suspect," Mulligan said. "He didn't go anywhere. He's not a runner. He left the state many times and came back. Then when he finally gets exhausted and has to leave, they indict him."
Gray, 52, was charged with two counts of first-degree murder and one count of first-degree burglary in the July 1989 death of his wife, Betty Gray, 47, and Reeda Roundy, 49. They were both shot in the head while they slept in separate rooms of Roundy's house in Idaho Falls.
Betty Gray had been having an affair with an Idaho Falls man and planned to marry him once she was divorced, according to Betty Gray's sister, Jo Anne Buccola of Anaheim, Calif.
Bill Gray was last seen by neighbors March 16 and told his lawyer he was leaving Jackson for a vacation.