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Fairmont Hot Springs drowning victim dies at Kalispell medical facility

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Posted at 12:15 PM, Jan 30, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-31 10:33:10-05

UPDATE: 11:55 a.m. - Jan. 30, 2022

BUTTE - Butte Sheriff Ed Lester confirmed Sunday the victim in a drowning incident at Fairmont Hot Springs on Friday has died.

An earlier report said a 14-year-old boy was transported from the scene to St. James Healthcare on Friday afternoon.

Sheriff Lester said in a media release the victim had been transported to a Kalispell medical facility where he later died.

The incident remains under investigation, according to Sheriff Lester.

The victim was not identified and no further details were available.

We will update you if we get more information.