Missoula, MT (KGVO - AM News) - On September 28, 2022, at approximately 10:37 a.m., the Missoula County Sheriff's Office announced that an 88-year-old woman had passed away. Public Information Officer Jeannette Smith provided the following statement.

"Missoula County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of an assault in the 5600 block of Donovan Creek Road in Clinton, Montana, shortly after noon on Sunday, September 25, 2022," Smith said. "Upon arrival, Deputies located an unresponsive female. The female, 88-year-old Delphine A. Farmer, was pronounced dead at the scene by medical personnel. This is an active and ongoing homicide investigation."

According to Smith, there is no public safety risk as a result of this incident.  We will provide more details as they become available.

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