St. Louis police: Crash victim's body went unnoticed

1 year 8 months 3 weeks ago Wednesday, March 22 2017 Mar 22, 2017 Wednesday, March 22, 2017 12:27:18 PM CDT March 22, 2017 in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The husband of a woman whose body was found near a St. Louis freeway two days after a car crash is accusing police of negligence.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports a utility worker last Friday found the body of 40-year-old Gretchen Roberdes of St. Peters off of an interstate highway.

That was two days after emergency responders to a crash there found the car that had struck a guardrail on a ramp. Police say they looked but found no driver. Police later said Roberdes had been tossed out of the car on the opposite side of a ramp.

Roberdes' husband, Ronnie Stubbs, says police "did a poor job" and never tried to contact him or his stepdaughter. He says he can't understand how police missed the body.

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