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Chouteau County

Jan 20, 2013 9:04 PM by Tara Grimes (tara@krtv.com)

Fort Benton police release name of suspect and victim in stabbing

Fort Benton police have arrested 25-year-old Casey Carlos and charged him with deliberate homicide after he allegedly stabbed and killed 21-year-old Fletcher Courtnage-McKinsey early Saturday morning.

Officials said the incident happened inside the Pastime Bar just before 2 a.m.

They are still investigating what transpired between the two men to cause the altercation.

Carlos is from Billings, but was working on new grain elevators just outside the town.

Two other people involved in Saturday's altercation were arrested, but have bailed out.

Agents from the Montana Department of Justice's Division of Criminal Investigation are assisting in the investigation.

Police are not releasing any more information at this time.

We will keep you updated as we learn more.

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