Decomposed female body found in Peoria ditch

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PEORIA, Ill. (AP) _ Officials say police in Peoria have found a badly decomposed woman’s body in a drainage ditch.

The Journal Star reports ( ) the body was found Saturday afternoon. Peoria County Coroner Johnna Ingersoll says an autopsy was planned, but the body was in an advanced stage of decomposition.

Ingersoll says the coroner’s office planned to use dental records to identify the woman.

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