Unattended death investigation underway in Williston

(Williston, ND) – Williston Police are investigating an unattended death that was reported Sunday afternoon.

According to police officials, officers were dispatched to the 400 block of 11th Avenue West at just before 2 p.m. Sunday for a report of an unresponsive person who was believed to be deceased. Upon arrival, officers confirmed the presence of a deceased individual matching the description of Breeanna Ward, who was reported missing in February. Preliminary indicators suggest the deceased individual is Ward; however, positive identification has not been made as of the time of this report.

The investigation into the circumstances of the death is ongoing, and police are working to gather all relevant information.

Anyone with information is asked to call Williston Police at 701-577-1212.