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Officials release name of Big Timber homicide victim and suspect

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Posted at 4:14 PM, Jan 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-02 08:04:27-05

BILLINGS — Richard Allen Bowers, 44, was fatally shot in a homicide at a Big Timber apartment building according to a release from the Sweet Grass County Sheriff's Office.

Kevin Walla, 42, has been charged with deliberate homicide as a result of the shooting, the release stated.

Walla is being held without bond and there are no other suspects.

Bowers was shot shortly before 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in an apartment at 413 West 8th Avenue in Big Timber, according to the release.

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