The Missoula Police Department is seeking a third person of interest in last week’s fatal shootings at the Mountain Valley Inn.
Early last Friday morning, Jason Flink and Megan McLaughlin were found shot to death at the West Broadway motel. Preston Rossbach of Dixon and Jonathan Whitworth of Lolo have since been arrested and charged in connection with their deaths.
In a Thursday afternoon press release, the Missoula Police Department announced it is attempting to locate 18-year-old LaBenza Dawn Charlo as well. The release described her as a person of interest in the case, and mentioned she had a warrant from an offense preceding the shootings.
Charlo is Native American with brown hair and eyes, approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall, and weighing 140 pounds. Her last known address is in Polson, but authorities believe she may be staying in Missoula. She may be armed and dangerous, according to police
Anyone with knowledge of her current whereabouts should call 911. Those with other information should contact Detective Mark Blood at 406-552-6281, or Detective Devin Erickson at 406-552-6291.