Pre-Christmas Murder in Billings
The season of giving, loving, and joy turned ugly on Saturday night December 21st.Billings Heights was the scene of the latest homicide in Billings over the weekend. A woman’s body was found at 1247 Hawthorne Lane. It was determined that the woman was shot to death.
Police were called to the address at about 11:30 p.m. on December 21st after somebody called about a disturbance.
Billings Police later discovered a dead woman’s body on Hawthorne Lane. The suspect, Richard Reinert, 27, lived at the residence and was arrested at the scene.
Billings Police Department Sgt. Ronda Fox said,
Reinert and the woman were not married, and it is unclear whether the victim also lived at the residence on Hawthorne.
Billings Police are still investigating the murder and an autopsy will be performed on Monday, December 23rd.