UPDATE: The body was confirmed to be Jack.
The murder of Jack Sjol was allegedly an ordered hit by the outlaw motorcycle gang the Sons of Silence.
Ryan Lee Stensaker, 35, of Williston was arrested for his murder. Prosecutors said Stensaker who shot Sjol with a .30-caliber rifle in the head and the left upper arm at Sjol’s ranch. Stensaker was also found guilty of two counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, a Class C felony. He was sentenced to life without parole on Dec. 18, 2014.
UPDATE: A body was found on Wednesday but there has been no confirmation whether it is Jack or not.
On Thursday, 5/16, the authorities released info that the body belonged to Jack. Murder charges were filed against Ryan Lee Stensaker, 33. Authorities state that Stensake shot Jack causing his death. He was charged with a Class AA felony for intentionally causing the death of another human being.
Jack Sjol was last seen on April 24, 2013 in Williston, ND. There is evidence of a violent crime in his disappearance and the Williams County Sheriff’s Dept. is asking for help with information.
Ground and air searches turned up no sign of Sjol.
Sjol, who is not married, has lived in the area for more than 30 years. He retired from his job with the city of Williston two years ago and lives on a hobby ranch.