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Murder investigation underway in Kalispell after man is found dead

Posted: 9:33 AM, Jul 16, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-16 11:33:12-04

KALISPELL – Flathead County authorities are investigating a murder in Kalispell.

Sheriff Brian Heino told MTN News deputies responded to a residence on Lenwood Lane around 5 p.m. Monday where they found a Kalispell man dead.

A person of interest was taken into custody on unrelated charges pending an investigation, according to Heino.

The Sheriff’s Office Detective’s Division is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying any other person(s) who might have information related to the investigation.

A late 80’s/early 90’s blue Ford pickup with rhino-lined rocker panels was seen leaving the area near the residence prior to the call. Detectives are seeking any information on the identity of that witness.

The name of the victim has not yet been released.

We will update you with any new information.

-Reported by Mahkia Clark/MTN News