Updated June 30 at 3:35 p.m.
Four people are dead and a homicide investigation is underway in the remote town of Olney, where the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office discovered a grisly scene on Tuesday morning.
Deputies responded to a 911 call early Tuesday and found the bodies of a 3-year-old girl, an adult woman and an adult man inside a home. A fourth body was discovered near a vehicle outside the residence. Heino added that there is no ongoing threat to public safety.
The manner of death of all four people is still undetermined, Heino said. All four bodies have been sent to the Montana State Crime Lab for additional analysis.
Olney is a census-designated place roughly 20 miles northwest of Whitefish. It had a population of 191 as of the 2010 census.
This is a developing story and will be updated.