BOZEMAN, Mont. — A Bozeman man is charged with deliberate homicide after confessing to killing his wife by hitting her on the head with a cast iron frying pan during a drunken argument after a New Year's Eve party.
Bail was set at $750,000 for Jake William Collins, 32, who made an initial appearance in Justice Court on Tuesday, the Bozeman Daily Chronicle reported. He is charged in the Jan. 1 death of Crystal Collins, 32.
Crystal Collins' mother had reported her missing Monday, the Gallatin County sheriff's office has said.