UPDATE: Libby Man Beaten to Death

By Beacon Staff

LIBBY – Lincoln County officials are investigating the death of a 69-year-old man whose body was found in a minivan in the lower Yaak Valley over the weekend.

The sheriff’s office announced Tuesday the man died of blunt force trauma and the death is being investigated as a homicide.

The man’s body was found Sunday afternoon.

Sheriff Robby Bowe says it may take some time to release the man’s name because of difficulty locating family members.

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