MISSOULA - A homicide investigation is underway after an elderly woman was found dead on Sunday in Clinton.
Missoula County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Jeannette Smith says deputies were called a report of an assault in the 5600 block of Donovan Creek Road in Clinton shortly after 12 p.m.
Law enforcement arrived and found the victim — identified as 88-year-old Delphine A. Farmer — unresponsive.
Farmer was pronounced dead at the scene by medical personnel.
Smith says a homicide investigation is now underway and that additional details will be released as they become available.
There is no public safety risk as a result of this incident.