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Human remains found at Big Arm State Park

by Daily Inter Lake
| November 26, 2020 11:00 AM

Law enforcement officers are investigating the discovery of human remains at Big Arm State Park.

According to information from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, a person walking their dog at the park on the west shore of Flathead Lake reported finding the body within the park near U.S. 93 on Wednesday afternoon.

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 was transported to the Montana State Crime Lab for autopsy and identification efforts. 

The Sheriff’s Office is working in conjunction with the Flathead Tribal Police on the investigation. 

Anyone with information regarding this investigation should contact Lake County Sheriff’s Office Detective Devon McCrea at 406-883-7324 or email at