llinois State Police Investigators today announced they have positively identified female skeletal remains that were found on July 19 in Rochester.
An autopsy conducted by the Sangamon County Coroner confirmed that the remains matched the description of a 43 year old white female from Decatur. Positive identification was made using forensic evidence.
Next of kin has been notified but the victim’s name is not being released at this time by law enforcement pending the investigation.
The motive and manner of death have not been determined and the investigation remains on-going by the Illinois State Police, Sangamon County Coroner’s Office and Rochester Police Department.