At a press conference in Missoula on Friday, U.S. Attorney for the State of Montana, Mike Cotter, announced that an operation in western Montana had been completed that convicted eight defendants for methamphetamine distribution and illegal firearms possession.
The death of Rita Maze, the Montana woman who called her family saying she had been abducted at a rest stop at Wolf Creek and was later found dead in her trunk in Spokane, is still a mystery to the public.
While the FBI is following up leads in the search for a suspect in the killing of Rita Maze, whose body was found Wednesday morning in the trunk of a car in Spokane after apparently being abducted in Montana, Spokane officials say they have not taken anyone into custody.
33 year-old Carissa Lynn Kopp was arrested not long after Thomas Dempsey and Nick West in relation to the robbery and carjacking incident that occurred on Friday, May 27, as an accomplice in the incident.
After a search that began on Tuesday afternoon, Roosevelt County Sheriff's Office officials, along with the FBI and Fort Peck Reservation Police, confirmed that the body of Kenzley Ava-LeAnn Olson was found on Wednesday in Poplar.