Karl Ohs

 

 

 

Age: 61

 

Summary: lieutenant governor of Montana from 2000 to 2004 who had dedicated years to public service and made a name for himself in 1996 by helping law enforcement to negotiate a peaceful end to the 81-day standoff with the right-wing separatist group Freeman that took several hostages when they were accused of bank fraud after he made 19 trips on horseback into their compound.

 

 

Cause of Death: Brain cancer

 

Born: November 18, 1946

 

Died: November 25, 2007

 

Location: Helena, Montana