BREAKING UPDATE: Woman found deceased near I55 SB and the Stevenson Dr. on ramp

Springfield, Illinois – The Sangamon County Coroner, Jim Allmon, can confirm the death of a female that was located near Interstate 55 Southbound and the Stevenson Drive on ramp.

The Sangamon County Coroner’s Office responded to the location after being notified by the Illinois State Police that the decedent was discovered.

At this time the death is considered suspicious in nature and an autopsy has been scheduled for tomorrow.

The identity of the deceased is being withheld pending next of kin notification.

The death remains under investigation by the Illinois State Police, the Springfield Police Department and the Sangamon County Coroner’s Office.  

According to initial reports, an Illinois Department of Transportation worker called police due to finding the woman in a bag.

Stay tuned to Springfield Leaks for further updates.

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