Double Homicide in Box Elder, investigations still ongoing

Updated March 29th 1:12pm
(Box Elder) At 1:30 am Thursday morning, Hill County Deputies were called about a shots fired incident at the D&L Bar in Box Elder.

Two men, identified as 41 year old Darin Bernard Caplette and 42 year old Thomas Roderick Yallup, where found shot at the gas pumps. Both men died at the hospital.

Hill County Deputy Sheriffs, being assisted by Cascade County Sheriff’s Detectives, Tribal Police, Chouteau County Deputies, and the Montana Division of Criminal Investigation, are actively investigating this crime.

Hill County Sheriff Jamieson Ross says there is no risk currently to the public at large, and that Box Elder will see a large law enforcement presence for a considerable time.

March 29th, 12:14pm

Hill County Sheriff Jamie Ross announced that 3 individuals have been arrested and charged in relation to the homicides that occurred during the early morning hours of March 28, 2024, in Box Elder, MT.

Angel Isaiah Castillo Haffley, 18 years of age, of Corning CA, has been arrested for deliberate homicide.
Angelo Hawk Sanchez, 18 years of age, of Corning CA, has been arrested for deliberate homicide by accountability.

A 16-year-old juvenile male has been arrested for with Deliberate Homicide.

All adult males are in custody and will have initial appearances in Hill County Justice Court. The juvenile case will be heard in District court. Any further information will come from court proceedings.

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