Sawyer County Sheriff's deputies found a woman dead from an apparent gunshot wound early Friday morning at a home near Stone Lake.

Deputies from the Sawyer County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in the Stone Lake area at 12:26 a.m., April 2, 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's department officials said in a prepared statement.


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