the republic logo

Pre-release walkaway suspected in Billings shooting death pleads not guilty

bug
Share/Save/Bookmark

BILLINGS, Montana — A pre-release center walkaway who is accused of shooting a woman in the head and firing a shot near a 14-year-old boy has pleaded not guilty.

The Billings Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/1UWuC0Q ) that 31-year-old John Edward Szydlowski appeared in Yellowstone County District Court Thursday where he was charged with felony deliberate homicide. He had previously been charged with four other felonies including escape, two counts of assault with a weapon, and criminal endangerment.

Prosecutors say he walked into a residence on March 22, pointed a gun at the head of the 14-year-old boy and fired a shot that missed him.

He was arrested the same day on suspicion of assault with a weapon in the shooting of 22-year-old Kayla Kinder. She died the next day.


Information from: The Billings Gazette, http://www.billingsgazette.com

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

Story copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to info@ap.org and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.


We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)

Category:

Follow The Republic:

All content copyright ©2015 The Republic, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.