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LCCSO identifies Beck Street homicide victim

Posted at 12:44 PM, Jul 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-05 17:03:36-04

The Lewis and Clark County Sheriff’s Office has identified Cory Leo Housel as the victim of a homicide at a Beck Street residence earlier this week.

According to Sheriff Leo Dutton, dispatch received a call Wednesday just after 5 p.m. that an individual had found a body, later identified as Housel, east of Canyon Ferry Lake in a remote location.

An autopsy is being performed in Missoula.

A black SUV wanted in connection to the homicide case was located in Butte Wednesday evening due to an anonymous Crime Stoppers tip.

Joshua Henry, 33, of Butte and Kristi Iverson, 26, have been arrested under charges of tampering with or fabricating evidence in connection to the case.

The two are being held in Anaconda and will be transported to Lewis and Clark County to face charges.

Thomas Bristow, 52, of Helena has been charged with deliberate homicide.

CORRECTION: An earlier version of our story incorrectly stated the victim’s name. We regret the error.