Woman’s Body Discovered Along IL Rt. 3

GRANITE CITY, IL (KTVI)-Granite City Police are investigating the discovery of a woman’s body along Illinois Route 3 Saturday morning. The body was found a half mile south of Niedringhaus Ave. by several passing motorists just after 7:00am. Police says the death appears to be the result of a hit and run pedestrian accident in the overnight hours.

The victim has been identified as Shari L. Watts, 50, from East Alton, IL.

If anybody saw anything or knows any information about this incident, contact the Granite City Police Department at 618-877-6111 or Crime Stoppers at 866-371-TIPS (8477).