Update: Philip Novak was taken into custody at about midnight on Tuesday in Phillips, Wisconsin. The Eau Claire County Sheriff’s office said Novak was arrested without incident.
No further information on the June 16 murder of Eddie Banks will be released, as the incident is still under investigation.
Eau Claire, WI – The Eau Claire County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a murder suspect who may have fled to the Upper Peninsula or northern Wisconsin.
Philip R. Novak is wanted in relation to the shooting death of Eddie L. Banks on June 16 in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin.
Bank’s body was found in a ditch in Clear Creek Township.
Anyone with information as to Novak’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Eau Claire Communications
Center non-emergency line at 715-839-4972 or they can submit an anonymous tip through Eau Claire County
Crime Stoppers https://www.eauclairecountycrimestoppers.org/