EAU CLAIRE Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – A suspect is now in custody in an Eau Claire County homicide investigation. The Eau Claire County Sheriff’s Office says at around midnight, 36-year-old Philip Novak was taken into custody in Price County.

Novak is the main suspect in the shooting death of Eddie Banks. The sheriff’s office says Banks’ body was found in a ditch on Mallard Road north of Foster Thursday morning. The sheriff’s office thanked the community for information and tips that led to Novak’s arrest.