UPDATE, MAY 25:
Missoula County Sheriff and Coroner, Jeremiah Petersen, released the name of the woman found deceased at her home on South Ave. West on May 14.
The woman has been identified as 68-year-old, Taeko Miller, a Missoula resident.
“Our heart-felt condolences go out to the family and friends during this very difficult time,” Petersen said.
MISSOULA, Mont. - A man was arrested for deliberate homicide in Missoula.
Officers responded to a home on South Ave. West just after 12:30 pm for a man who reported his mother was unconscious, the Missoula Police Department (MPD) reports.
When they arrived, officers recognized "suspicious circumstances" regarding a 68-year-old woman who was deceased inside the home.
MPD says detectives were called out, and after interviews and other pertinent information was gathered, a 21-year-old man was placed under arrest for one count of deliberate homicide and tampering with physical evidence.
No further details have been released at this time.
Article originally published May 14, 2023.