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Missoula woman faces possible murder charge

Posted at 4:14 AM, Nov 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-14 06:23:58-05

The Missoula Police Department reports it is investigating a suspicious death.

Law enforcement responded to a call on the 3600 block of Stephens Avenue on Sunday, Nov. 3 around 9 a.m.

Missoula police spokesman Sgt. Travis Welsh says officers found a dead 42-year-old man when they arrived. Welsh said the death is believed to be due to unnatural causes.

Nancy Wright, 47, was arrested Tuesday night and is being held on felony deliberate homicide and misdemeanor criminal trespass to property in the Missoula jail.

Wright has not been formally charged by the Missoula County Attorney's Office. The name of the deceased man has not been released. This is an ongoing investigation.

We'll have more information on this developing story as it becomes available.