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Homicide investigation in Libby

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Any persons that may have information about this incident are requested to contact the sheriff’s office at (406) 293-4112 ext. 0 Any persons that may have information about this incident are requested to contact the sheriff’s office at (406) 293-4112 ext. 0
LIBBY, Mont. - Police in Libby are investigating a homicide that took place over the weekend. 


Deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office said a man walked into their lobby Sunday afternoon to report a shooting at a home on Washington Avenue. Officers with the Libby Police Department and the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office responded to the home and called for the man inside Henry Carl Schroeder, to exit.


Once Schroeder came out, officers went inside the home and found 38-year-old Thomas Lawrence Veloz of Libby, dead. 74-year-old Schroeder was arrested at the scene. He is being charged with Negligent Homicide and Tampering with or Fabricating Physical Evidence. 


Deputies say 43-year-old Kimberlee Ann Patterson, also from Libby, was arrested as well. She is being charged with Tampering with or Fabricating Physical Evidence. 


After obtaining a search warrant, investigators went inside the home and found a .380 caliber pistol, empty casings, and bullets. 


A motive for the homicide has not been released as investigators are still processing the evidence. 


The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office and the Libby Police Department are asking anyone with any information to please call them at 406-293-4112 ext. 0. 

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