Cascade Co. Sheriff's Office says suicide death suspicious

HELENA- Lewis and Clark County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death after detectives found a body around Cave Gulch Road near Canyon Ferry Lake.

The Lewis and Clark County Sheriff’s Office sent a press release on September 19 saying the body of an adult male was found on September 18 while detectives were following-up on an investigation for a missing Helena man.

A family member reported the man as missing to the Sheriff’s Office on September 16.

The name of the deceased was released by Lewis and Clark County Sheriff's office as 56–year-old Shane White from Helena.

A release from the sheriff’s office says Shane was beaten and stabbed

The investigation is still ongoing. 

Lewis and Clark County Sheriff’s Office identified the death as a homicide, but they do not feel there is a threat to the community. 

If you have any information you are asked to call detective Pat McDuffie at 457-8836 or Detective James Ward at 457-8834.

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