UPDATE: Deceased Male Found at Base of The Rims in Billings
UPDATED: 9:13 am MDT on Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Billings Police have provided more information regarding a body of a deceased male found near the base of the Rims on Monday afternoon (12/13).
According to the press release, officers from the BPD were dispatched to a suspicious call at a homeless encampment near North 14th Street on Monday, and located a 54-year old male from Washington who was deceased.
Lieutenant Brandon Wooley said the death is being investigated as "suspicious," but there is "no threat to the public," according to the press release.
The identity of the man and matter of death will be released later by the Yellowstone County Coroner pending autopsy, and no further information is available at this time, according to the BPD press release.
Billings Police have been on the scene since mid-afternoon after a body was found at the base of the Rims, according to a post on the @BillingsPD Twitter page.
According to the post, Billings Police officers responded to a "suspicious call" on North 14th Street near the base of the Rims at 3:41 pm MDT. Upon arrival, police located a deceased male.
No further details are currently available with detectives on scene, and the investigation is ongoing, according to the report from Billings Police Sgt. Cagle.
This story is developing and will be updated as more information is released.