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UPDATE – Two Arrested – Two at Large in Shooting Death of Transient

Homicide Angela Marchese
photo courtesy of MCSO

UPDATE – The Missoula County Sheriff’s Office said two persons have been arrested in the investigation into the death of a transient whose body was found in the Clark Fork River on Tuesday evening.

Public Information Officer Paige Pavalone said two persons have been arrested and two more are being sought in the death of Gilbert George Barry, also known as ‘Jack’. Kenneth D. Hickman , 21 has been arrested and charged with aggravated assault, and one has been charged with accountability for aggravated assault, identified as  Mechailiah Tembreull.

One charged with aggravated assault, Kenneth D. Hickman , 21 has been arrested and charged with aggravated assault, and one has been charged with accountability for aggravated assault, identified as  Mechailiah Tembreull.

Pavalone said two other persons are being sought. The Missoula county attorney’s office has issued a warrant for the arrest of Kevin Joseph Lino, 27, for the charge of deliberate homicide.

Homicide Kevin Leno
photo courtesy of MCSO

Also being sought is Angela M. Marchese, 27, a witness in the case. The pair is believed to be traveling in a white 2014 Ford Focus, 4 door, with the temporary West Virginia Plate number 285026. Lino is believed to be armed and dangerous, if anyone has information on this case Please call the Missoula County Sheriff’s Office at 258-4810, 9-1-1 Or Crimestoppers at 721-44-44.

A body discovered in the Clark Fork River on Tuesday, August 5, now appears to have been tossed in the river after being assaulted and shot.

On Tuesday, the body of a man was found near Grant Street in the Orchard Homes area and was guided downstream so it could be inspected and taken to an autopsy lab. The state medical examiner later determined that the injuries on the body were not consistent and that the body appeared to have been assaulted before being shot.

“The decedent has been identified as Gilbert George Barry, also known as ‘Jack,’  said Missoula County Sheriff’s department spokeswoman Paige Pavalone. “He was a 36-year-old man originally from Pennsylvania, and he was a recent transient to the Missoula area.”

Pavalone said that the Sheriff’s Department had already located individuals who had knowledge of the assault and were working with the Missoula County Attorney’s office to get arrest warrants.

Many of the particulars in this case could not be described because of the ongoing investigation, but Pavalone said it was clear that the man was shot in Missoula County, but could not release specifics about where the shooting occurred.

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