UPDATE: Dec. 16, 3:05 p.m.

WILLISTON, ND (KXNET) — The name of the victim has been released by the Williams County Sheriff’s Office after last night’s arrest of Jacob Long.

According to the WCSO, the victim was 30-year-old Megan Lindquist of Washington. She had been living in Williston with the suspect, Jacob Long, and is believed to have been married to him.

An autopsy will be completed by the North Dakota State Medical Examiners’ Office.

Long is currently being held at the Williams County Correctional Center on charges of Murder (AA Felony), Terrorizing (C Felony), and Criminal Trespassing (A Misdemeanor).

UPDATE: Dec. 15, 10:07 p.m.

WILLISTON, ND (KXNET) — After a nearly 36-hour search, murder suspect Jacob Long has been apprehended and is in custody.

In the evening hours of December 15, Williams County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to the Buford area in southwestern Williams County where a murder investigation had begun on December 14.

Once Deputies arrived on the scene, they discovered that a residence had been broken into. Due to the recent criminal activity in the area, the Williams County SWAT Team and the Northwest Crisis Negotiations Team were dispatched to the scene to assist.

After arriving on the scene, it was determined that Jacob Long, the suspect in the murder on December 14, was inside the residence. Negotiators talked with Long for approximately an hour and were able to convince Long to exit the residence without any harm to himself or first responders. Long has been taken into custody.

UPDATE: Dec. 15, 11:40 a.m.

WILLISTON, ND (KXNET) — The Williams County Sheriff’s Office has now issued an arrest warrant for Murder (AA Felony) for Jacob Long.

Long remains at large and police continue to request the public’s assistance with obtaining information about his whereabouts.

ORIGINAL STORY: Dec. 14, 3:18 p.m.

WILLISTON, ND (KXNET) — The Williams County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect after deputies responded to the Buford area in southwest Williams County early this morning and found a 30-year-old deceased female.

According to the Williams County Sheriff’s Office, they are asking for the public’s help in locating the suspect, 34-year-old Jacob Long. Long is a white male and is about 5’10”, 175 lbs, with brown eyes and brown hair.

Long is to be considered armed and dangerous. Please do not approach or try and engage the suspect, immediately call 911. Anonymous tips can be sent to the Sheriff’s Office by texting the keyword NDWILLIAMS and your message/tip to 847411. Please include as much detail as possible. You may also send picture or video attachments.

The incident is currently under investigation and no additional information will be released at this time.