MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Law enforcement officers in western Montana have a 'person of interest' they want to interview after a box containing the bones and teeth of three children were found in the shed of a Missoula home in September. A cleaning crew found the box when a tenant was evicted from the property. Missoula Police Sgt. Travis Welsh tells the Missoulian the person they want to interview is not a suspect. The remains will be tested to see if DNA can be extracted.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A judge has ordered the continued detention of a Montana man authorities captured after he fled to Mexico while facing charges of illegally exporting handguns. U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeremiah Lynch on Tuesday ordered 37-year-old Daniel Doyle of Kalispell to remain in federal custody pending further proceedings. Doyle was captured last month in Sonora, Mexico and returned to Montana to face 44 counts of illegal gun exports and related crimes. He's pleaded not guilty.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - Authorities have released the name of a man who was shot and killed by police in northern Montana. The Great Falls Tribune reports 51-year-old Stacy Micheletti was shot when he brandished a weapon during a confrontation in the city's east side Monday morning. Police were trying to speak with the man about an incident that occurred about an hour earlier. No officers were injured, and investigators have not said what kind of weapon Micheletti brandished.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A man died after he was thrown from his vehicle during a rollover crash and was struck by a passing vehicle on the Crow Reservation in southeastern Montana. The Montana Highway Patrol says the crash happened just after 5 a.m. Wednesday on Interstate 90 near Hardin. The victim's name hasn't been released.
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