Yellowstone County Sheriff identifies man found dead in Yellowstone River

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Searchers look for a body reported in the Yellowstone River Thursday morning near John Dover Memorial Park in the Billings Heights.

Searchers look for a body reported in the Yellowstone River Thursday morning near John Dover Memorial Park in the Billings Heights.

PAUL HAMBY

The body of a man recovered from the Yellowstone River near Dover Park on Thursday has been identified as 71-year-old Gary Mollet.

There were no signs of foul play following an autopsy, but the investigation into Mollet’s death is still ongoing, Yellowstone County Sheriff Mike Linder wrote in an announcement Saturday.

“The cause of death has not yet been specified and we will be waiting on toxicology reports before that happens,” he wrote.

Crews building a bridge across the Yellowstone River saw Mollet’s body at around

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