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UPDATE: Woman found dead in Sawyer Co. identified, authorities searching for suspect

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SAWYER COUNTY, WI -- Authorities are searching for a suspect after a 42-year-old woman was found dead inside a home in Sand Lake, Wisconsin, with multiple gunshot wounds.

Deputies responded to a residence on Hungary Lake Lane on Friday afternoon for a call of a deceased female.

The female has been identified as Cary Lynne Elkin of Stone Lake, Wisconsin.

The Sheriff’s Office and Wisconsin Department of Justice are following up on leads in the case but are not providing information on a possible suspect.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Sawyer County Sheriff’s Office at 715-634-4858 or 715-634-5213.

You can also report information anonymously here.


SAWYER CO., WI-- Police with the Sawyer County's office reported the death of a female from apparent gunshot wounds.

Friday, deputies responded to a residence in the Stone Lake area around 12:26 a.m. to discover a 42-year-old female deceased.

The victim's name is being withheld at this time.

Sawyer, Washburn County, Wisconsin State Crime Laboratory, and the State of Wisconsin Department of Justice are still investigating.

Police say there is no threat at this time.

Check back for updates.

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