LIBBY, Mont. — A 42-year-old man has been detained as Lincoln County and state law enforcement investigate the death of a 30-year-old Libby woman.

The sheriff’s office says a friend of the woman called officers Thursday morning to report the woman had been assaulted during the night. Responding officers found the woman’s body.

The sheriff’s office identified the victim as Sheena Devine.

Sheriff Robby Bowe said the man was detained Friday after officers executed a search warrant in investigating Devine’s death. The man has not been charged and the investigation continues.

Officials did not release any more information about the case.

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