The Montana Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a man accused of killing his neighbor over a $35 debt.
A man convicted of murder for shooting his neighbor to death over a $35 debt has appealed his case to the Montana Supreme Court.
Jeffrey Hardman was sentenced to 110 years for the shooting death of Michael Blattie.
COLUMBUS — A Molt man who gunned down his neighbor during a dispute over a $35 debt was sentenced Thursday to spend at least 30 years at the Montana State Prison.
A man who said the shooting death of his neighbor during a dispute over $35 was an accident was found guilty of murder Wednesday.
COLUMBUS — Last Oct. 29, two weeks after his neighbor was found gunned down on the porch of a Molt ranch house, Jeffrey Hardman met with two investigators to talk about the shooting.
Fifteen days after a man was found shot to death at his Molt home, Jeffrey Hardman walked into a Billings church and confessed to the killing.
COLUMBUS - A District Court judge in Montana has ruled that a pastor can testify about what a man told him about a shooting death because the pastor warned the defendant he would not keep confidential anything to do with illegal activity.
COLUMBUS — A 48-year-old Molt man pleaded not guilty to murder Monday during his first appearance in Stillwater County District Court.
A Molt man accused of shooting his neighbor left a note for police before his arrest, according to charging documents filed Thursday.
Michael Blattie, 33, died Oct. 15 of a gunshot that authorities say was fired by a neighbor.
The father of a Molt man shot to death at the family's farm last month described his son Friday as "generous to a fault."
COLUMBUS - Bond was set at $2 million on Monday for a Molt man accused of fatally shooting his neighbor.
The Stillwater County Sheriff's Office on Friday arrested a man in connection with the death of a Molt man earlier this month.
Law enforcement agents today continued searching a home near the Molt residence of Michael Blattie, 33, who was found shot to death on Oct. 15. Blattie's death has been ruled a homicide.
The death of 33-year-old Michael Blattie of Molt was caused by a gunshot wound and has been ruled a homicide, according to investigators.
The Stillwater County Sheriff's Office has said it is unlikely there will be any new information for at least several weeks about the "suspicious" death of Molt resident Michael Blattie.
An autopsy was conducted Saturday on Michael Blattie, the Molt man whose death authorities have classified as suspicious.