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Lincoln County death being investigated as homicide

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Posted at 1:29 PM, Jun 01, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-07 13:22:48-04

LIBBY - The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reports a homicide investigation has been launched after a body was found near Eureka.

Emergency dispatchers received a report shortly before 6:30 p.m. Tuesday that a body had been found dead in the area of Thirsty Lake Road.

Lincoln County Sheriff Darren Short says deputies arrived at the scene and found a male who had been shot several times.

Law enforcement is continuing to work on identifying a suspect or suspects in connection with the death.

No additional information is being released at this time.