Ten years have come and gone and the case of the severed legs is still shrouded in mystery. Who was the victim? Was he from Butte or nearby? Where was the rest of the body? Those questions remain unanswered.
It was a late Sunday afternoon on June 26, 2012, when a father and son were out hiking just a few miles north of Butte. As the two turned near the Moulton Reservoir Road, they came upon a plastic bag. Peering inside, the two made a gruesome discovery — a pair of human legs with pants, socks and boots intact.
“At this point, nothing is known — his identity or where he was from,” said Butte-Silver Bow County Sheriff Ed Lester.
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