Man stabbed to death in Arlee


ARLEE, Mont. - Lake County Undersheriff Dan Yonkin tells NBC Montana that an Arlee man in his fifties was stabbed to death. Yonkin says the Lake County Sheriff's Office received a complaint at roughly 5:30 am on Monday morning that there had been a stabbing in Arlee.

Yonkin says officers and medical staff responded, and found a deceased male on scene. Yonkin says two people were taken to a Missoula hospital with injuries. Yonkin says a 16-year old Arlee juvenile was taken into custody.

Yonkin confirmed that three people were stabbed in the incident. Yonkin says the juvenile was taken into custody by Flathead tribal officers.

Yonkin tells NBC Montana the juvenile is being held on suspicion of deliberate homicide.

This article will be updated as more information becomes available.

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