BRAINERD -- The Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office is investing after the body of a woman was found during a welfare check.

At about 8:00 a.m. Thursday deputies responded to a welfare check on Smith Road in First Assessment.  When they arrived they found the body inside a home.

A man was arrested at the scene and taken to the Crow Wing County Jail.

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The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is assisting with the investigation.  The Sheriff says he does not believe there is a danger to the public at this time.

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