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Man Arrested in Big Sky for Stabbing Death in Bozeman

photo provided by Bradi Chapman
photo provided by Bradi Chapman

UPDATE: According to the Gallatin County Coroner’s Office, the victim has been identified as William Franks, 72, of Bozeman. Many people here know William Franks as a former Bozeman High School teacher who spent over 15yrs teaching English and psychology . . .

Bozeman Police arrested a man in Big Sky today who they believe is responsible for the stabbing death of a deceased adult male they found in a residence on N. 9th Ave near Durston.

The police were alerted to the home after receiving a call of a stabbing. Sheriff’s deputies in Big Sky arrested 37 year old Tanner McCann Franks and charged him with deliberate homicide.

The incident remains under investigation. A press conference has been called for Wednesday morning at the Galltin County Detention Center.

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