SAWYER COUNTY -- Authorities are investigating the death of a 42-year-old female from the Stone Lake area, according to a press release from the Sawyer County Sheriff’s Office.

Press Release

On Friday, April 2, 2021 at 12:26 am, Deputies from the Sawyer County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in the Stone Lake area for a report of a deceased female. Upon arrival, deputies discovered a 42-year-old female in the residence deceased from apparent gunshot wounds.

A death investigation is currently underway by the Sawyer and Washburn County Sheriff’s Offices with the assistance of the Wisconsin State Crime Laboratory and the State of Wisconsin Department of Justice.

The investigation is ongoing and no further details will be provided at this time.

The name of the victim is currently being withheld pending notification of family.

We believe this is an isolated incident and the community is not at risk at this time.

-- Sheriff Douglas Mrotek


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