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Public’s help sought on Sanders County homicide case

Posted at 7:16 PM, Nov 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-02 11:15:03-04

THOMPSON FALLS – The Sanders County Sheriff’s Office is looking to the public for information on a murder in Agency, near Dixon, in early October.

William “Bill” Conko Camel was shot and killed on Oct. 5.

In a press release, the Sanders County Sheriff’s Office says they have identified three persons of interest in the case, and they have been investigating the homicide.

William Conco Camel
William Conco Camel, known as Bill to his community, was shot and killed near Dixon. (courtesy photo)

Camel’s family continues to maintain that Preston Rossbach, a suspect in the Missoula double murder at the Mountain Valley Inn, was involved in the Sanders County case as well.

A reward of $1,000 is being offered by the Sanders County Crime Stoppers for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible. You can remain anonymous.

Anyone who may have witnessed the shooting or who has information on who was involved should contact Detective Martin Spring at (406) 827-6936.