Written by John Plestina
A man authorities say beat one man to death and severely injured another Friday, March 21, has been arrested and charged.
Laramie Wayne Wallace, 47, of Frazer, died Friday, March 21, of injuries he received during a brutal beating in a residence in Wolf Point.
Another man was severely beaten during the same incident and remained hospitalized in Billings early this week.
Fort Peck Tribes Department of Law and Justice investigator Ken Trottier identified the man arrested as Mervin C. Hale, 41, of Wolf Point. He was taken into tribal custody. Trottier said he is charged with murder and other offenses.
A motive, additional charges and if more arrests are likely have not been made public.