Woman found dead at Crow Wing County home, man arrested

A woman was found dead during a welfare check Thursday morning, according to a news release from the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office.

The release states a man was arrested at the scene and he is awaiting arraignment in the Crow Wing County Jail.

Deputies arrived at the home on Smith Road in First Assessment at around 8 a.m. for the welfare check. It was then that the woman’s body was found and the man was arrested.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is assisting the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office with the investigation.

The sheriff’s office said in the news release that it does not believe there is any danger to the public at this time.