Montana inmate takes own life inside locked cell at meth treatment center

4 month ago

Lewistown news, Montana news.

A Montana man has put an end to his life over the weekend at the NEXUS Treatment Center where dozens of meth-addict offenders are being treated.

57-year-old Stephen Richard Thomas Wolf died by suicide Sunday afternoon at the Lewistown center build in a partnership between the Montana Department of Corrections and Community, Counseling and Correctional Services Inc. Nearly 80 other inmates are treated from meth-addiction and are all convicted adult male offenders with meth-related crimes such as possession or manufacturing.

The circumstances surrounding the suicide have not been disclosed. An autopsy is pending and the investigation continues, Petroleum County Corner Dick Brown said.