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Victim in Dillon homicide case identified

Dillon Police
Posted at 12:53 PM, Jan 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-14 15:57:46-05

DILLON — Police have released the name of the man who was murdered in southwest Montana over the weekend.

The victim -- Larry Coon, 49, of Dillon -- was found dead in his Thomsen Avenue home Saturday morning.

Police have arrested three people in connection with Coon's death.

Cristina VanDuinen, 23, and Kerry “Sam” Johnson, 56, both of Dillon have been arrested on felony charges of obstruction of justice.

Dillon Police Chief Don Guiberson said Sandy Moore, 19, has been arrested on a charge of deliberate homicide . Moore remained jailed in Beaverhead County Monday.

The case remains under investigation.