Deputies recover woman's body from Flathead River


MISSOULA, Mont. - The Flathead County Sheriff's Office recovered an adult woman's body on the bank of the Flathead River near Columbia Falls Tuesday at about 10 p.m.

Deputies say the body had been discovered by a person walking the shoreline just south of the Teakettle Fishing Access.

It appeared the victim had been in the water for a long time.

The body was sent to the Montana State Crime Lab for autopsy and identification.

The case is under investigation.