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Body found in Park County investigated as possible homicide

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Posted at 2:18 PM, Sep 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-19 21:18:46-04

BOZEMAN — On Monday, September 19, 2022, a body was found in a camper several miles southeast of Emigrant in Park County.

Park County Sheriff Brad Bichler said at 8:30 a.m. on Monday that deputies responded to a report of a body discovered in a camper in the 1300 block of East River Road.

The Sheriff’s Office is investigating this as a homicide. At this time, the circumstances surrounding the person's death have not been determined. We do not yet know if the person has been positively identified.

Anyone with information about this is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 406-222-2050.

(UPDATE) The Sheriff's Office says that a suspect was taken into custody just after 3 p.m. on Monday.

Sheriff Bichler says the names of the deceased and the suspect are "forthcoming."