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Investigation into decapitated body continues; sheriff asks for public's help

Investigation into decapitated body continues; sheriff asks for public's help

As the investigation continues into the murder of Cody, Wyo., resident Juan Antonio Guerra-Torres, Park County Sheriff Scott Steward is asking for the public’s help in tracking down several people who might have information in the case.

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Mother of homicide defendant charged with perjury, tampering

Mother of homicide defendant charged with perjury, tampering

Prosecutors have charged a 66-year-old woman — the mother of a man recently charged with shooting his neighbor to death in March 2013 — with lying to investigators and hiding a bullet in her shoe while her home was being searched by detectives.

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75-year-old woman gets life term for killing husband in Wyoming in 1970s

75-year-old woman gets life term for killing husband in Wyoming in 1970s

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A judge in Wyoming sentenced a 75-year-old Missouri woman to life in prison on Monday for killing her husband with a rifle in the mid-1970s then throwing his body down the shaft of an abandoned gold mine where it remained for nearly 40 years.

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Woman, 75, to be sentenced for old Wyoming killing

Woman, 75, to be sentenced for old Wyoming killing

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Alice and Gerald Uden were quietly living out their senior years in the rural Ozarks of Missouri until the killings of their former spouses caught up with them last year and they were convicted separately in two old Wyoming murder cases.

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Defense: New evidence found in Gillette slaying

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Attorneys for a Gillette man charged with murder in the Thanksgiving Day shooting of another man say they have new evidence in the case, but no details have been released.

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Butte duo jailed on deliberate homicide charges in Wise River killing

Butte duo jailed on deliberate homicide charges in Wise River killing

BUTTE — The two suspects in the Wise River killing are now in Dillon jail on deliberate homicide charges. Each is being held on more than $500,000 bond.

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Browning man sentenced to 14 years in slaying

GREAT FALLS — A federal judge has sentenced a 31-year-old Browning man to more than 14 years in prison for the 2012 beating death of a childhood friend.

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Judge orders public defender for homicide defendant free on $450,000 cash bail

Judge orders public defender for homicide defendant free on $450,000 cash bail

After initially being denied a public defender, a homicide defendant free from jail on a $450,000 cash bond posted by his family will be appointed one, a Billings judge ruled Thursday.

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Man pleads not guilty in 2013 homicide

Man pleads not guilty in 2013 homicide

A man arrested earlier this week pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to deliberate homicide in the shooting death of his neighbor, who was found gunned down outside a far-West-End home in March of last year.

August 14, 2014 10:41 am Photos

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Two arrested, victim ID'd in Wise River homicide case

BUTTE — Authorities have arrested two suspects in the weekend homicide at a southwest Montana campground and identified the victim as a Butte man.

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Man arrested in 2013 slaying; court documents reveal ongoing dispute over motor

Man arrested in 2013 slaying; court documents reveal ongoing dispute over motor

Yellowstone County sheriff’s deputies arrested a 43-year-old man Tuesday in connection with the killing of his neighbor, who he reportedly believed had stolen a motor, outside a far-West End home in March 2013.

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2nd man pleads guilty in 2013 homicide and kidnapping

2nd man pleads guilty in 2013 homicide and kidnapping

The second of two men accused of posing as law enforcement officers during a January 2013 kidnapping-turned-homicide pleaded guilty Tuesday.

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Man faces murder charge in Casper shooting

Man faces murder charge in Casper shooting

CASPER, Wyo. — Casper police suspect a man shot to death over the weekend had accused his alleged killer of flirting with his girlfriend shortly before the incident, court documents show.

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60-year-old man killed near Wise River; sheriff has 'persons of interest'

BUTTE — State officials say a 60-year-old man died in an apparent homicide at a Beaverhead County campground over the weekend.

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Missoula authorities arrest 2, seek 2 more in homicide

Missoula authorities arrest 2, seek 2 more in homicide

MISSOULA — The death of a man whose body was pulled this week from the Clark Fork River was classified as a homicide after a state medical examiner determined he’d been assaulted, shot and thrown into the water.

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Man charged in 911 killing arguing for public defender; family posted $450,000 cash bond

Man charged in 911 killing arguing for public defender; family posted $450,000 cash bond

A man charged with killing a woman while she was on the phone with a 911 dispatcher — and released from jail on a $450,000 cash bond posted by his family — says he is indigent and is representing himself in a fight for a court-appointed attorney.

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State seeking 65-year sentence in October homicide case

State seeking 65-year sentence in October homicide case

A sentencing date has been set for a man who recently pleaded guilty to shooting another man to death on the North Side last October.

August 04, 2014 5:35 pm Photos

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Judge: 2005 murderer correctly charged, had effective counsel

Judge: 2005 murderer correctly charged, had effective counsel

A Billings judge has rejected a bid for post-conviction relief by a man convicted in a 2005 stabbing death, ruling that he was properly charged with felony murder and had effective representation at trial and through the appeals process.

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Man booked on deliberate homicide charges

Man booked on deliberate homicide charges

William Earl Cunningham, 63, was booked into the Yellowstone County Detention Facility by the Laurel Police Department on Sunday.

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Police investigate Laurel homicide

Police investigate Laurel homicide

Police investigate the scene of a homicide in the neighborhood of E. 1st St. and Idaho Avenue in Laurel on Sunday.

August 03, 2014 6:37 pm Photos

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