Deadly Women: Lyndsee Colette Brewer shot and killed Christopher Wetzstein while he was sleeping, someone she barely knew; Sentenced to 100 years in prison, with 30 years suspended

Christopher Wetzstein

Christopher Arthur Wetzstein, 50 obituary
Woman arrested in connection with the murder of a Sidney man
Arrest made in Sidney homicide investigation
Woman arrested in connection to Sidney homicide
Brewer Pleads Not Guilty in Wetzstein Homicide
Forsyth, Montana woman changes plea to guilty of killing Sidney man in January
Forsyth, Montana woman sentenced to 70 years in killing of Sidney man
Brewer Receives 100 Year Sentence in Wetzstein Homicide


Age 51
Gender Female
Race White

Date of Birth Apr 14, 1971
ID Number 3033684
Custody Status Date Jan 24, 2023 12:30 PM MST
Custody Status In Custody
Custody Detail Richland County Jail
Book Date Jan 24, 2023 11:01 AM MST

Richland County Jail


Paradise Valley shooting murder: Kadin Hawkeye Lewis charged with the murder of Casey Jess Anderson whose body was found in a camper off of River Road

Casey Jess Anderson obituary
Law enforcement investigating possible homicide in Park County
Victim and suspect named in Park County homicide
Sheriff IDs victim, suspect in deliberate homicide investigation in Park County
Man arrested, charged with deliberate homicide in Park County
Suspect in Park County man’s death charged with homicide
Arrest made in Park Co. homicide investigation


Cold Case: Forensic geneology and DNA have concluded that Kenneth Gould shot and killed Patricia Kalitzke and Duane Bogle in 1956

Patricia Kalitzke, 16
Duane Bogle, 18

Find-A-Grave: Patricia Joyce “Patti” Kalitzke
Find-A-Grave: Lloyd Duane Bogle
Cold Case: The 1956 murder of two young people in Great Falls
Cascade County Sheriff’s Office closes books on 65-year-old double homicide
Double murder from 1956 now oldest cold case solved through genetic genealogy, cops say
DNA evidence leads to Alton, Mo. man in 65-year-old murder case
Former neighbor talks about Great Falls “cold case” murder suspect
Murder of two Montana teens in 1956 finally closed using forensic genealogy
DNA Evidence And Forensic Genealogy Close 65-Year-Old Double Homicide Of Teens
Find-A-Grave: Kenneth Frazier Gould

Kenneth Gould

Grandparents From Hell: James Sasser Jr. and Patricia Batts, charged with the murder of their 12-year-old grandson, James Alex Hurley

James “Alex” Hurley

Find-A-Grave: James Alexander “Alex” Hurley
Grandparents, uncle charged in beating death of 12-year-old
Investigators: videos show boy being tortured by members of his family before his death
Montana boy, 12, beaten by grandparents and 14-year-old uncle, prosecutors say
A 12-year-old Montana boy was found dead in a living room, police say grandparents and uncle ‘tortured’ him
Prosecutor wants death penalty for grandmother of murdered West Yellowstone boy
‘Go and die in the woods’: Teen aunt convicted in death of tortured boy agrees to testify against her abusive parents: DA
Woman Sentenced in Death of 12-Year-Old Nephew, Agrees to Testify Against Her Parents
Man sentenced to 100 years in grandson’s beating death
West Yellowstone man sentenced to 100 years for role in grandson’s murder
‘Some of the Most Horrible Things That I’ve Seen in My 16 Years on the Bench’: Judge Sentences Montana Man to Century in Prison for Grandson’s Death

James Danny Sasser Jr. – convicted, sentenced to 100 years in prison
Patricia Batts – awaiting trial in May 2022
Madison Sasser – pled guilty, sentenced to juvenile probation then adult probation
James Sasser III – pled guilty, sentenced to juvenile detention and adult probation
Gage Roush – pled guilty, sentenced to 5 years in prison, deferred

James Sasser III and Gage Roush




Mothers From Hell: Leannah Gardipe charged with the stabbing murders of her 2 young children

daughter, 3
son, 5

2 children found dead in Missoula home, woman detained
2 children found dead inside a Missoula house
Missoula woman accused of killing her two young children
Missoula mother charged in deaths of 2 young children
Missoula woman accused of killing 2 young children
Missoula woman to appear on charges she killed her two children
Mom arrested and charged with murdering her two children
Woman Said She ‘Saved Her Babies’ by Stabbing Them to Death with a Steak Knife: Prosecutor
Missoula woman held on $10M bail for allegedly killing her children
Affidavit of Probable Cause


Parents From Hell: Emilio Renova and Stephanie Byington charged with the murder of their 5-year-old son, Antonio “Tony”

Antonio Carlito Renova

Antonio Carlito Renova obituary
Find-A-Grave: Antonio Carlito “Tony” Renova
Several agencies investigating the death of a child, three people charged in connection
Additional charges added to Emilio Renova’s case involving the death of 5-year-old Tony Renova
Mother of 5-year-old Tony Renova signs plea agreement
Plea deal reached for one defendant in death of 5 year old Tony Renova
Suspect pleads guilty in connection with the death of Antonio “Tony” Renova
Tony Renova’s father pleads ‘no-contest’ after being charged with the 5 year old’s murder
Renova pleads no contest to killing his five-year old son
Judge Throws the Book at Montana Parents Who Killed 5-Year-Old Son, Says the Boy’s ‘Very Short Life’ of ‘Misery’ Was ‘Worse, Some Might Think, Than Death Itself’
Parents and accomplice sentenced for child’s death
Sentence hearing for those involved with the death of 5-year-old Tony Renova

Emilio Emmanuel Renova – pled no contest, sentenced to 100 years in prison, no parole
Stephanie Grace Byington – pled guilty, sentenced to 110 years in prison, no parole for at least 40 years
Racso James Birdtail – pled guilty, sentenced to 15 years in prison




Monsters Among Us: James Michael Parker killed Lloyd Edward Geaudry with an hatchet; Faces life in prison

Lloyd Edward Geaudry

Lloyd Edward Geaudry obituary
Find-A-Grave: Lloyd Edward Geaudry
James Michael Parker has been charged with killing Lloyd Geaudry
Man charged in tomahawk killing accused of witness tampering
Trial opens in Great Falls street fight homicide case
Witness, expert testimony continues in Parker homicide trial
Great Falls man convicted of using hatchet to kill man
Jury finds Parker guilty in 3 of 4 charges in 2018 hatchet killing
Parker faces life in prison after guilty verdict in 2018 street fight slaying in Great Falls
Great Falls man convicted of using hatchet to kill man


Deadly Duo: Lester and Vernon Kills On Top robbed and beat to death Marty Etchemendy; Both sentenced to death, which was overturned and sentenced to life in prison

Marty Etchemendy

Find-A-Grave: John Martin “Marty” Etchemendy II
State of Montana v Lester Kills On Top 1990 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Court strikes down Montana man’s kidnapping conviction
State of Montana v Vern Kills On Top 1990 (convictions and sentence affirmed)
Man previously sentenced to death for 1987 Miles City murder eligible for parole, prosecutors warn
1987 murder victim’s family fights for justice 32 years later
Old Miles City kidnap-murder case draws attention in Baker
Crime Files: Marty Etchemendy
Man convicted in 1987 Miles City murder case dies in prison
Murderpedia: Lester Kills On Top
Murderpedia: Vern Kills On Top
Former inmate faces homicide charge (about Diane’s husband’s murder)

True Conviction: The Hundred Mile Murder

Lester Kills On Top – convicted, sentenced to death, overturned, sentenced to LWOP
Vernon Kills On Top – convicted, sentenced to death, overturned, sentenced to LWOP, overturned, sentenced to life – died in prison 11/2020
Diane Bull Coming-Temple- convicted, sentenced to 40 years in prison, released in 2000 (now in jail regarding her husband’s murder)



Monsters Among Us: Stanley Isaac Lebeau killed Tasha Marie Rush; Sentenced to 60 years in prison

Tasha Marie Rush

Tasha Marie Rush obituary
Find-A-Grave: Tasha Marie Roberts Rush
Lebeau allegedly admits to murder, planning killing spree
Second day of Great Falls homicide trial details Lebeau’s many alleged confessions
Trial over for a man accused of murdering a woman and leaving her in a bathtub at a Great Falls motel
Man pleads no contest to killing woman in Great Falls motel
Trial over for a man accused of murdering a woman and leaving her in a bathtub at a Great Falls motel


Murder In The Family: Beau Papin charged with the stabbing murder of his mother, Jessica Papin

Billings police identify murder suspect
Man arrested on suspicion of killing mother in Billings
Update: Billings homicide suspect, victim identified
South Side apartment homicide victim ID’d
Standing Master Fehringer enters not guilty plea on behalf of Beau Papin


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