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James Eder arrested in connection to Tiger Town Motel homicide

Eder arrested around 4:30 p.m. Saturday
Posted at 7:17 AM, Nov 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-03 09:17:25-05

An arrest has been made in connection to the deceased male that was found in a room at the Tiger Town Motel in Ballantine, early Saturday.

According to a press release from Yellowstone County Sheriff Mike Linder, James R. Eder, 32, was arrested at around 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

Sheriff’s Deputies and BPD Officers made the arrest at 7 Alderson Avenue.

Linder stated that Eder cooperated by walking out of the house once a perimeter was established.

Eder was booked into the Yellowstone Co. Detention Facility on a charge of homicide.

The ID of the male victim, is not being released at this time, pending notification of relatives.

A motive has not yet been established but he investigation is continuing.

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