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Nevada man arrested on suspicion of killing missing Billings woman

Posted at 3:50 PM, Apr 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-18 23:43:32-04

BILLINGS – A Nevada man has been arrested in the case of a missing woman who was last seen in Billings in September.

Gregg Green, 53, of Nevada was arrested Wednesday in Henderson, Nev. and charged with deliberate homicide.

Photo of Laura Johnson shared by her son Jonathon
Photo of Laura Johnson shared by her son Jonathon

The arrest is in relation to the case of Laura Johnson, who was last seen alive in Billings on September 13, 2018.

The homicide charges were filed through the Yellowstone County Attorney’s Office.

Johnson, 49, had moved to Billings to be with her boyfriend, according to family members.

The family became worried when Johnson didn’t show up to work and stopped communicating with family. They took to social media to alert residents about her disappearance.

Laura Johnson PickupPolice asked for the public’s help in locating a white Chevy truck that was traveling across the Yellowstone River Bridge south of Laurel the night of September 14, believing it was related to the case.


The Billings Police Department is now asking landowners and the public in the areas of Shepherd, Worden, and Huntley to be on the look out for evidence of a body or burial site.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Investigations Division at 657-8473.