Yellowstone County Sheriff's deputies

Yellowstone County Sheriff's deputies stand in the Yellowstone River along Two Moon Park where a body was found on Sunday, April 22.

A Billings woman whose body was found in the Yellowstone River on Sunday appeared to have been injured before she died, Yellowstone County Sheriff Mike Linder said Thursday.

Harriet Patricia Wilson, 42, was reportedly seen in downtown Billings in the days before her body was spotted in a side-channel of the river next to Two Moon Park, Linder wrote in a press release.


Harriet Patricia Wilson's mugshot from one of her run-ins with the law. 

Reached Thursday morning, Linder declined to provide any details of Wilson's injuries, citing the ongoing investigation into her death. His office is treating the death as a homicide, he stated in a previous release.

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"We've been able to track some of her movements," Linder said. "We're just trying to find out who she might have been with prior to her being found."

His office is continuing to ask for assistance from the public, including any information about Wilson’s whereabouts, activities or companions in the days and hours before she was discovered.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call 406-256-2929 or to visit the sheriff’s office at 2323 Second Ave. North.

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