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Montana inmate, sentenced for felony DUI in Yellowstone County, dies

Posted at 2:26 PM, Apr 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-16 16:26:49-04

SHELBY – A Montana State Prison inmate has died from an extended illness.

John Harvey Hoots, 59, died Saturday at the Marias Medical Center in Shelby.

Hoots was sentenced out of Yellowstone County in 2014 for Persistent Felony Offender for DUI. He was sentenced to 30 years.