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Drowning woman recovered from Stillwater River

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Stillwater County, Montana – The body of a female drowning victim was recovered Tuesday morning in the Stillwater River at Jeffrey’s Landing Fishing Access, according to Stillwater County Sheriff Chip Kem.

Kem posted on his official Facebook page that the woman in her 30s had likely only been in the water for a few hours.

The report came in around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, and the sheriff’s office discovered the body hung up in a shallow part of the river channel.

According to Kem, an autopsy was conducted on Wednesday, and the cause of death was confirmed to be drowning.

According to Kem, the woman was not from Stillwater County, and her name will be released after informing her family.

Investigation regarding this incident is ongoing.

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