Mitigated Deliberate Homicide
After hearing almost three hours of conflicting testimony and argument Wednesday, a Billings judge sentenced David Bruce Isaacson to 40 years of prison, with 20 years suspended, for a count of mitigated deliberate homicide in the shooting death of 34-year-old Sabah Mallak.
A man whose supporters described him Tuesday as "kind and compassionate" was sentenced to 50 years at Montana State Prison for gunning down his friend and dumping the body in an alley.
The murder trial of Jeffery Todd Guy came to an abrupt end Thursday when the Billings man abandoned his claim of self-defense and entered a plea to a reduced charge.
MISSOULA — A Missoula man who ran down his twin brother in a van, leaving him paralyzed, was sentenced Thursday to 40 years in prison.
A Billings man diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia was sentenced Tuesday to 50 years at a state mental health hospital for the fatal stabbing of his friend.
Carrie Eyre, the sister of Jeremiah Fritz, who was stabbed to death by Donald Kruger in January 2010, is hugged by Fritz’s friend Tyler Stewart after Kruger’s sentencing Tuesday morning.
JUNEAU, Alaska — A man convicted of shooting a woman to death in Montana in 2008 has been indicted on charges of doing the same to a girlfriend in Alaska 15 years ago.
A Billings man charged last year with deliberate homicide for the stabbing death of his friend has pleaded no contest to a lesser charge.
Trafficking methamphetamine for a major dealer sent a Billings woman to federal prison for five years on Wednesday.
POLSON — A jury has found a 19-year-old Polson man guilty of stabbing his mother's live-in boyfriend to death during an argument.
KALISPELL — A 31-year-old Flathead Valley man charged with killing his father and brother and later holding six people hostage at gunpoint, including his wife and children, has pleaded guilty to reduced charges.
MISSOULA — A 28-year-old Missoula man charged in a fatal stabbing has been acquitted of deliberate homicide but convicted of mitigated deliberate homicide.
KALISPELL - Similarities between cases in Montana and Alaska in which girlfriends of Robert Kowalski were shot in the mouth and killed have prompted Alaska officials to review a 1996 shooting death that had been considered an accident.