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Triple-murder suspect arrested in Big Horn County

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Posted at 7:20 AM, Mar 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-30 09:22:02-04

BILLINGS — A Wyoming man accused of killing three people was arrested in Big Horn County, Montana, on Sunday night.

According to the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office, the man contacted his family and told them he had killed someone.

When police arrived at his home in Big Horn, Wyo., the found three people dead.

The suspect was tracked down in Montana and arrested. He is being held in the county jail in Hardin.

Investigators in Sheridan County said an investigation is ongoing and there is no threat to the community.

We will update you when we get more details.

Here's the full press release:

On March 29, 2020, at approximately 8:07 PM, the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office received a call that a male subject contacted a family member and stated he had killed someone. Sheridan County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the male subject’s address in Big Horn, Wyoming, where three adults were found dead.

The male suspect was apprehended in Montana by the Big Horn County Sheriff’s Office shortly before 10:00 PM. This remains an active investigation which is being conducted by the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office and the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation. The male suspect is being held in Montana and formal charges will be filed at a later date.

The Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office would like to ensure the residents of Sheridan County that there is no threat to the community.