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Body found in Big Arm State Park on Flathead Lake

Unidentified body found in Big Arm State Park on Flathead Lake
Posted at 10:51 AM, Nov 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-26 14:10:58-05

The body of a female was discovered Wednesday afternoon in Big Arm State Park.

According to a press release, on November 25 at about 4 pm, Lake County 911 received a report from a person who had been walking their dog at Big Arm State Park. The caller reported discovering a human body near Hwy 93 within the park boundary.

Deputies responded and confirmed that the discovery was a decomposed and partially skeletonized female body.

An initial scene investigation was conducted by Lake County Detectives and Deputy Coroners, with the assistance of Flathead Tribal Police and Montana Highway Patrol.

The body has been taken to the Montana State Crime Lab for autopsy and identification efforts.

No other details have been released at this point; we will update you when we get more information.

The Sheriff’s Office will work in conjunction with the Flathead Tribal Police on the investigation. If you have information regarding this investigation, please direct your correspondence to LCSO Detective, Devon McCrea at 406.883.7324 or via email at dmccrea@lakemt.gov