Death of local woman being investigated as homicide

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Web Editor - Nick Miller

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Ill. - The Williamson County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating the homicide of a local woman.

The Sheriff's Office received a 911 call at approximately 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 15th. The caller said when he went outside, he saw a female laying in a neighbor's yard next to the road on Mcinturf Road, south of Marion, Illinois.

The caller approached said female and determined she was nto breathing. He requested an ambulance and deputies to the scene. EMTs determined she was deceased. The victim did not live in the area she was found.

An autopsy has been scheduled for tomorrow afternoon.

The investigation is continuing by the Williamson County Sheriff's Office, ISP Crime Scene Services, and the Williamson County Coroner's Office.

Family members are still being notified.

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