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Yellowstone County investigating body of female found in Laurel

Sheriff Mike Linder says the investigation is ongoing
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Posted at 8:21 PM, Feb 04, 2024

LAUREL - Yellowstone County law enforcement is investigating the discovery of a female body found Sunday evening near some railroad tracks.

Sheriff Mike Linder said the body was found near the tracks near Highway 10 East and Sietz Ronan Road.

Linder was still collecting details as of Sunday evening, saying the investigation was early in the process. He said detectives were on scene collecting evidence in the area.

Images of the scene shared by a Q2 viewer show the area blocked off to traffic.

Linder said it’s too early in the investigation to give a cause of death.

The woman’s body was found earlier Sunday evening.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.