Prison inmate, Huntsman, dies

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Montana State Prison inmate Christopher Huntsman died on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at Billings Clinic in Billings, Montana, following an apparent suicide attempt. Christopher Huntsman was found unresponsive in his cell at Dawson County Correctional Facility, where he was being housed. An autopsy will be performed. Mr. Huntsman was 36-years-old.

Mr. Huntsman was sentenced out of Lake County in 2010 for the crimes of aggravated assault, criminal endangerment, and probation violation for a 2002 charge of theft. Mr. Huntsman was sentenced to 35 years with 25 years suspended. Mr. Huntsman has been parole-eligible since 2012.



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