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Man arrested on suspicion of killing Laurel woman

Diego Hernandez, 22, arrested in Laurel Tuesday
Posted at 8:41 PM, Oct 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-09 00:36:29-04

A 22-year-old Laurel man, Diego Hernandez, was arrested Tuesday night on suspicion of homicide in connection with the death of Lori Bray, Yellowstone County Sheriff Mike Linder said.

Hernandez was arrested at 8 p.m. at his Laurel residence, and he will be transported to the Yellowstone County Detention Facility, Linder said.

The investigation is continuing. Linder did not say if authorities are looking for more suspects.

Bray was reported missing Oct. 1 after leaving work at the Cedar Ridge Casino in Laurel. Her vehicle was discovered the next morning just north of the Yellowstone National Cemetery, and searchers fanned out to look for her in the area of Buffalo Trail Road.

Her body was found Oct. 2 east of Laurel on Yard Office Road, a few miles from her car.

This is a developing story.

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