Woman found dead on side of I-44
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.