- Associated Press - Wednesday, January 25, 2017

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - A 23-year-old woman accused of helping hide the dismembered bodies of two men has pleaded not guilty.

The Gillette News Record reports (https://bit.ly/2kuKGhK ) that Kylee Collins is scheduled to stand trial in District Court beginning May 22 on a charge of accessory after the fact and two counts of conspiracy to mutilate a dead human body.

Michael Paul Montano has been charged with two counts of second-degree murder and two counts of mutilation of dead human bodies in the deaths of his childhood friends - 38-year-old Jody Fortuna and 23-year-old and Phillip Brewer. The three grew up together in Sweetwater County.

Their dismembered bodies were found Oct. 8 in plastic totes in the back of Montano’s truck and at a storage rental unit

Both Montano and Collins remain in jail.



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Information from: The Gillette (Wyo.) News Record, https://www.gillettenewsrecord.com

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