Illinois State Police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found near Horseshoe Lake Road on Monday.   Authorities say her body was found about 6:30am yesterday on Illinois Route 111 about a mile north of Interstate 55.

Police think she may have died of blunt force trauma to the head and not struck by a car.  The African-American woman was fully clothed and appears to be in her 30s.   An autopsy was conducted on Monday by the Madison County Coroner’s Office.


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