Body found in St. Clair, Missouri identified as missing woman


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FRANKLIN, COUNTY, Mo. – A woman’s body was found Tuesday in St. Clair, Missouri. Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies with a K-9 search team found her at around 7:15 am in a wooded area near Westwoods Road and Quiet Valley Court.

The police and dogs were searching the area after a report of a missing person was filed on May 18. A woman walked away from a home into the woods and was not seen since.

An autopsy revealed that she died on Tuesday. Investigators verified her identity as 44-year-old Jamie Jost-Hammock. Police say that there is no foul play suspected in the death.

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