GREAT FALLS, Mont. — A Montana man has pleaded not guilty to fatally stabbing a man at a wedding party in East Glacier Park on July 5.

William Alberto Arocha Jr. entered his plea Thursday in U.S. District Court in Great Falls. He is charged with second-degree murder in the death of 35-year-old Shane LaPlant.

Arocha remains free on conditions pending his trial.

A trial date has not been set. His case will be heard by District Judge Brian Morris.