death penalty

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana prosecutors will not seek the death penalty against a defendant charged in the killing of an Illinois man kidnapped from his Billings hotel room.
Yellowstone County Attorney Scott Twito announced the decision Monday in the case of Simon Jacobson, who's charge…
Will Montana Become 18th State to Abolish the Death Penalty?
According to KRTV the bill got some support in committee:
The Senate Judiciary committee on Thursday passed a Democrat-sponsored bill which would abolish the death penalty in Montana.
The committee saw an interesting turn of events when Republican State Senators Greg Hinkle (Thompson Falls) and Jim S…