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2 children among dead found in home near Polson

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Posted at 1:02 PM, Mar 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-17 15:04:45-04

POLSON - Authorities are investigating the deaths of three people whose bodies were found in a home near Polson.

Lake County Sheriff Don Bell said deputies were dispatched to a residence outside of Polson at around 2:30 p.m. on Monday for a report of suspicious activity.

The bodies of one adult male and two young children were discovered in the single-family home.

Bell said the initial investigation indicates the deaths were a case of murder-suicide.

The bodies have been taken to the Montana State Crime Lab in Missoula so that autopsies can be performed.

No other information was immediately released.