(UPDATE) The discovery of a body in a home on Agnes Avenue on Thursday morning is continuing. James Leroy Garrison was arrested on Thursday and held on a pending charge of deliberate homicide.
However, Missoula Police Department spokeswoman Lydia Arnold says police have been "advised the charge of deliberate homicide is not being filed by the Missoula County Attorney’s Office."
Arnold said there is no threat to the public.
No additional information is being released by MPD at this time.
(1st REPORT) James Garrison is being held on a pending charge of deliberate homicide charge in the Missoula County Detention Center.
Missoula Police Department spokeswoman Lydia Arnold reports that 43-year-old Garrison was arrested on Thursday, July 28, 2022.
Officers responded to an apartment along the 2400 block of Agnes Avenue for a report of an unattended death shortly before 9 a.m.
Arnold says patrol officers at the scene determined that the death was suspicious.
MPD detectives responded to the scene and continued the investigation.
Garrison was then taken into custody. He is expected to appear in court on Friday afternoon.
No other details have been released at this point, including the name of the person who died or the suspected cause of death.
We will update you if we get more information.
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