Details of 'ambush-style' homicide released; Billings police arrest suspect after standoff

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Homicide suspect Taylor Plainbull was arrested by Billings police at the Rodeway Inn Tuesday morning after a standoff with SWAT team members.

LARRY MAYER, Billings Gazette Mike Kordenbrock

The 27-year-old man suspected of killing a woman Saturday on the Crow Reservation forced her car off the road before shooting her, grabbing a minor child in her vehicle and driving away.

That’s according to first-degree murder charges filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Billings.

Taylor Leigh Plainbull, 27, is accused in the death of 26-year-old Lenita Goes Ahead. He is set to make his first court appearance in the case Wednesday, after an early morning arrest Tuesday at the Rodeway Inn in Billings.

Homicide suspect Taylor Plainbull was arrested by Billings police at the Rodeway Inn after a standoff with SWAT team members.

LARRY MAYER, Billings Gazette

Goes Ahead was driving with a man and a minor child from Pryor to Billings on Saturday, according to a press release announcing the charges Tuesday afternoon from U.S. Attorney for Montana Kurt Alme’s office.

The office does not name victims, and no

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