Montana Crime & Courts

Jan 21, 2013 9:57 PM by Tara Grimes - MTN News

Man charged in Fort Benton stabbing death

FORT BENTON - Fort Benton Police have arrested Casey Carlos, 25, and charged him with deliberate homicide after he allegedly stabbed and killed Fletcher Courtnage-McKinsey, 21, early Saturday morning.

Officials said the incident happened inside the Pastime Bar just before 2 a.m, and they're still investigating what started the fight.

Carlos is from Billings, but was working on new grain elevators just outside the town. Two other people involved in Saturday's altercation were arrested, but have bailed out of jail.

Agents from the Montana Department of Justice's Division of Criminal Investigation are assisting in the investigation.

Police are not releasing any more information at this time.

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