According to the Lake County Sheriff's Office 40-year-old Shannon Turner's body was discovered last night in a maroon Chevy van belonging to Turner.

At approximately 6:00 PM, Turner was located in southern Flathead County. At approximately 5:15 PM, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office received a tip from a citizen as to the vehicle’s possible location.

As the location was in Flathead County, the LCSO contacted the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office for assistance in locating and confirming that this was the missing vehicle.

Flathead County deputies located the vehicle, confirmed that this was indeed the missing vehicle and discovered that the van contained human remains.

Those remains were positively identified as Shannon Turner. The death investigation of this case will be conducted by the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office.

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the public and the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance in bringing closure to this case.