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Death of Great Falls attorney Jeff Foster has been ruled a suicide

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Jeffry M. Foster of Great Falls was found dead in a Lewistown hotel in September 2015 (MTN News photo; Foster photo from law firm website) Jeffry M. Foster of Great Falls was found dead in a Lewistown hotel in September 2015 (MTN News photo; Foster photo from law firm website)
GREAT FALLS -

The death of Great Falls attorney Jeff Foster has been ruled a suicide.

Foster was found dead at the Yogo Inn in Lewistown on September 30th, 2015.

Central Montana Dispatch received an early morning call for an unresponsive person at the hotel. 

According to the Fergus County Coroner, law enforcement and medical personnel responded and found Foster's body; he was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The Montana Division of Criminal Investigation was requested to assist with the investigation.

The manner of death has not been released. 

Foster, 33 years old, was an attorney with a Great Falls firm and was working on a criminal case in Fergus County at the time of his death.



(October 1, 2015) The Fergus County Coroner has identified Jeffry M. Foster of Great Falls as the man who was found dead in a Lewistown hotel on Wednesday.

Central Montana Dispatch received a phone call at about 11:47 a.m. on Wednesday regarding an "unresponsive person" at the Yogo Inn.

Emergency personnel from Lewistown Fire & Rescue, the Lewistown Police Department, and Central Montana Medical Center responded to the hotel.

Foster, 33 years old, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Fergus County Coroner Dick Brown.

Agents from the Montana Division of Criminal Investigation of the Montana Department of Justice were called in to assist with the investigation.   

The investigation is continuing, but authorities say that at this point, there are no indications of criminal or suspicious activity associated with the death, and there are no persons of interest being sought.

The cause of death will be released by the Fergus County Coroner when the investigation is complete.

Foster was an attorney at the Davis, Hatley, Haffeman & Tighe, P.C. firm in Great Falls.

Foster, who graduated from University of Montana, practiced in the areas of insurance defense, criminal defense, health law, and business litigation, according to the law firm website, which also states that he was married with children.

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