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March 14, 2013
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Suspect in Washoe murder case in Douglas custody

The former housemate of a Spanish Springs man found dead on Tuesday is in Douglas County custody in connection with the case. Billey Stanberry, 48, was taken into custody 7 p.m. Wednesday on a warrant issued out of Fallon after a caller there claimed there was a dead man in the back yard of a home on 160 Mia Drive. Responding Washoe County deputies found Ryan Petty, 47, on Tuesday evening, dead of a gunshot wound. Detectives pursuing the case interviewed the caller in Fallon, which along with other information led them to Stanberry. A Fallon judge issued a warrant …

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The Record Courier Updated Mar 14, 2013 04:26PM Published Mar 14, 2013 01:24PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.