Montana Offenders

Steven Wayne Keefe

VictimsDr. David McKay, 71, Constance McKay, 70, and Dr. Marian McKay Qamar, 40

Age at time of murder: 17 and nine months

Crime date: October 15, 1985

Crime location:  Near Great Falls

Crimes: Burglary, home invasion, & armed robbery

Weapon: .44 magnum Ruger Redhawk revolver

Murder method: Gunshots

Sentence: Life without parole (LWOP)

Incarceration status: Montana State Prison

KeefeSteven Wayne Keefe re-sentenced to life without parole


Keefe murdered Dr. David McKay, his wife Constance McKay, and his daughter Dr. Marian McKay Qamar during a home-invasion. Dr. Marian’s three-year-old daughter was inside the house when her mother and grandparents were murdered. Keefe had an extensive criminal history prior to the triple homicide. When he committed the murders, he was three months away from turning 18.


Steven Wayne Keefe

Justine Ellen Winter

Justine Ellen Winter

Victims: Erin Thompson, 35, Caden Odell, 13, and Erin’s unborn baby

Age at time of murders: 16

Crime date: March 19, 2009

Crime location:  Near Kalispell

Convictions: Deliberate homicide

Weapon: Automobile

Incarceration status: Released


Winter got into a fight with her boyfriend and decided to kill herself. She deliberately drove her car across the center line of U.S. Highway 93 and crashed into the vehicle Erin was driving. Winter survived. Erin, her unborn child, and her 13-year-old son Caden did not. Winter was released from prison in 2015.

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Justine Ellen Winter