BALLANTINE — Yellowstone County Sheriff’s Office investigators are at the Tiger Town Motel in Ballantine investigating a suspicious death.
Sheriff Mike Linder stated in a press release that an adult male was found dead in a room at the motel and detectives are investigating.
Deputies responded to the room at approximately 3:30 a.m. on Saturday and found the man already deceased.
At this time, investigators are applying for a search warrant to continue the investigation.
The identify of the man has not yet been released, nor have any other details of the investigation.
Ballantine is about nine miles northeast of Billings.
We will update you when we get more information.
(UPDATE) In a press release Saturday afternoon, the Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office said that the man's death is considered to be a homicide.
The release also states: "At this time we do not believe there is a public safety issue and that this is an isolated incident, not random. We believe the parties involved have a connection. As this is investigation is in progress, we cannot release any further details at this time."
We will update you as we get more details.