MISSOULA, Mont. — The Latest on charges filed in a double homicide in Missoula (all times local):
Bail was set at $2 million for two western Montana residents who are charged in the stabbing deaths of two people whose bodies were found in plastic tubs of chemicals in the basement of a Missoula residence.
Tiffanie Pierce and Augustus Standingrock were arrested last week and made their initial appearances in Justice Court on Monday. Both are charged with deliberate homicide and accountability to deliberate homicide for the deaths of a man and a woman on Aug. 17. They did not enter pleas.
The victims’ names haven’t been released.
Prosecutors say Pierce and Standingrock tried to destroy the bodies of the victims by putting them in tubs with chemicals that prosecutors say were purchased by Pierce.
Two western Montana residents are charged in the deaths of two people whose bodies were found in tubs of chemicals in the basement of a Missoula residence.
Tiffanie Pierce and 26-year-old Augustus Standingrock were arrested last Friday after officers with a search warrant found the bodies of a man and a woman along with knives and an ax with human blood and tissue on them.
Pierce and Standingrock face charges of deliberate homicide and accountability for deliberate homicide. The victims’ names haven’t been released.
Court records say Pierce’s roommate told a confidential informant about the stabbings.
Pierce, who is 23, is also a suspect in a home invasion and stabbing in late July.