BUTTE — Beaverhead County sheriff’s officials say two people have been arrested in connection with a possible homicide after a man’s body was found at a campground near Wise River.
The sheriff’s office says Missoula police took Butte residents Sandra Lee Ann Cantrell and Christopher Lee Stiles into custody on Tuesday night.
The sheriff’s office describes them as “individuals of interest” after 60-year-old Mark Robert Mullen of Butte was found dead Saturday at Bryant Creek Campground.
Beaverhead County officials have not said how he died, but that a fight had taken place near the campground.
The Montana Standard reports Cantrell and Stiles are being held on unrelated felony warrants.
County attorney Jed Fitch says he will file charges once he has the autopsy results, evidence from the scene and the suspects’ interviews.
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