Suspect in Missoula Jail Charged with Motel Homicides
18 year-old Preston Rossbach is in the Missoula County Jail charged with deliberate homicide with bail set at $250,000.
Rossbach is suspected of taking part in the shooting deaths of two people early Friday morning at the Mountain Valley Inn in the 400 block of West Broadway. A third victim has been hospitalized in serious condition with gunshot wounds.
Another person of interest, Jonathan Whitworth, is being sought for questioning and is still at large. Whitworth is considered armed and extremely dangerous by Missoula police. If you know of his whereabouts, do not try to approach him, but contact 9-1-1.
Rossbach was booked into the Missoula County Jail at 5:15 p.m. on Friday.
More details of the incident and the charges will be released on Monday from the Missoula County Attorney’s office.
The names and genders of the victims have not yet been released by the Missoula County Coroner.
Details of the double homicide and the wounding of a third victim are still under investigation by the Missoula Police Department.