Shoshone County Sheriff’s Office investigating three separate deaths in the area

SHOSHONE COUNTY, Idaho — The Shoshone County Sheriff’s Office is conducting three separate death investigations related to three deaths that happened on Saturday.

The first death they are investigating is one where they identified an elderly woman who was found dead inside her home in the Big Creek area.

The second death investigation is an unidentified person who was found dead inside a camper that caught on fire near Kingston, Idaho.

The third death investigation is one the Shoshone County Sheriff’s Office says is related to an attempt to locate someone on a previous welfare check. They say after nine hours of hiking in and out of the location, they found an adult man dead in rugged terrain southeast of the Smelterville area. Next of kin have been notified.

The Shoshone County Sheriff’s Office says no names will be released at this time. All three death investigations are ongoing.

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