Broadwater County says it will no longer pursue the death penalty for Lloyd Barrus, the man who, with his son Marshall, are accused of murdering sheriff's deputy Mason Moore.

Missoula County sheriff's deputies pulled an unidentified body from the Clark Fork River on Thursday afternoon, so badly decomposed that the gender could not be determined.

Secretary of State Corey Stapelton has appealed the decision that is keeping the Green Party off the ballot in November.

Sunny and hot in western Montana today with highs in the upper 80's.

More From Alt 95.7