Woman found dead on side of I-44

3 years 4 months 3 weeks ago Sunday, October 02 2016 Oct 2, 2016 Sunday, October 02, 2016 10:14:00 AM CDT October 02, 2016 in Top Stories
By: Austin Hough, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

PHELPS COUNTY — A woman was found dead on the side of I-44 early Saturday morning.

According to Phelps County Sheriff Richard Lisenbe, Phelps County Deputies and the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to a report at around 1:30 a.m. Saturday of a person lying on I-44 near mile marker 171 between Rolla and St. Robert.

Upon arriving, deputies found a woman, approximately 18-20 years old, dead on the side of the road. According to the statement from Lisenbe, the woman was wearing a blue and red colored sun dress, flip flops, and had blue hair. She also had a large scar on her inner left thigh.

The female has not yet been identified. The investigation is still ongoing.

 

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