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Coroner's Inquest

Yellowstone County Attorney Scott Twito

Yellowstone County Attorney Scott Twito

Yellowstone County Attorney Scott Twito, center, listens to testimony during a coroner's inquest Wednesday.

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Witness Jason Foster

Witness Jason Foster

Witness Jason Foster testifies during a coroner's inquest Wednesday.

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Witness Brad Sweat testifies

Witness Brad Sweat testifies

Witness Brad Sweat testifies during a coroner's inquest Wednesday.

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Mike Linder testifies

Mike Linder testifies

Yellowstone County Sheriff Mike Linder testifies during a coroner’s inquest Wednesday.

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Jim Ellis testifies

Jim Ellis testifies

Yellowstone County Sheriff’s Deputy Jim Ellis testifies during a coroner’s inquest Wednesday about the fatal shooting of escapee Dean Randolph Jess.

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Jim Ellis approaches a Jeep

Jim Ellis approaches a Jeep

In a photograph taken of a video shown during the coroner’s inquest Wednesday, Yellowstone County Sheriff’s deputy Jim Ellis approaches a Jeep driven by Montana State Prison escapee Dean Jess last year.

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Coroner identifies man who died after Havre standoff

Coroner identifies man who died after Havre standoff

Officials have identified the man, who died on Monday after a 21-hour standoff with law enforcement, as Robert Jay Thomas II, 25, of Cut Bank.

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Police Officer Grant Morrison demonstrates

Police Officer Grant Morrison demonstrates

Billings Police Officer Grant Morrison, right, shows Deputy County Attorney Ed Zink how he drew his service weapon on Jason James Shaw last Feb. 11 before shooting him during a confrontation.

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Officer cleared in fatal shooting

Officer cleared in fatal shooting

After hearing a day and a half of testimony, a coroner’s jury found Wednesday that Billings Police Officer Dave Punt was justified when he shot and killed Daniel Brawley earlier this year.

November 06, 2013 1:54 pm Video Photos

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Inquest opens into fatal shooting by officer

Inquest opens into fatal shooting by officer

When the Billings Police Department's SWAT team pulled Daniel and Heather Brawley from a house on Miles Avenue after an hourslong standoff on Jan. 6, they thought a dangerous situation had been defused peacefully.

November 05, 2013 6:55 pm Photos

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Inquest into fatal shooting by officer starts Tuesday

Inquest into fatal shooting by officer starts Tuesday

A coroner’s jury will begin on Tuesday the process of determining if a Billings police officer was justified when he fatally shot a burglary suspect who was driving off in his patrol car in January.

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Jury finds nothing criminal in June jail suicide

Jury finds nothing criminal in June jail suicide

A seven-person jury determined on Tuesday that there was nothing criminal about the hanging suicide in June of a man in the Yellowstone County Detention Facility.

October 29, 2013 2:55 pm Photos

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Lieutenant Sam Bofto

Lieutenant Sam Bofto

Lt. Sam Bofto of the Yellowstone County Detention Facility describes the layout of the jail during a coroner’s inquest in the suicide of inmate Steven Tyler Russo on Tuesday.

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Jarred Anglin testifies

Jarred Anglin testifies

Anglintestifies during a coroner’s inquest in the suicide of inmate Steven Tyler Russo on Tuesday.

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Brian Degele testifies

Brian Degele testifies

Degeletestifies during a coroner’s inquest in the suicide of inmate Steven Tyler Russo on Tuesday.

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Billings woman admits role in burglary that led to husband's death

Billings woman admits role in burglary that led to husband's death

A Billings woman whose husband was shot by a police officer after the couple broke into a house to get a meal and shower pleaded guilty to felony burglary Friday in Yellowstone County District Court.

October 04, 2013 2:26 pm Photos

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Coroner's inquest set in jail inmate death

A coroner’s inquest has been scheduled later this month to examine the death of a 34-year-old Billings man at the Yellowstone County Detention Facility.

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Jury says Billings police officer was justified in fatal shooting

Jury says Billings police officer was justified in fatal shooting

A coroner's inquest jury said Wednesday that Billings Police Department Officer Grant Morrison was justified when he fatally shot a man in a Billings neighborhood in February.

August 14, 2013 12:30 pm Photos

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Police Officer Grant Morrison demonstrates

Police Officer Grant Morrison demonstrates

Billings Police Officer Grant Morrison, right, shows Deputy County Attorney Ed Zink how he drew his service weapon on Jason James Shaw last Feb. 11 before shooting him during a confrontation.

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Deputy County Attorney Victoria Callender

Deputy County Attorney Victoria Callender

Deputy County Attorney Victoria Callender questions Grant Morrison during a coroner's inquest Wednesday morning. Morrison shot and killed Jason James Shaw last Feb. 11 during a confrontation. A jury ruled that the officer's actions were justified.

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