According to state police, a railroad worker happened upon the woman’s body on Monday, March 30 just before 5:30 p.m., in the 200 block of S. Second Street.
She’s been identified as 44-year-old Natasha Brown of St. Louis. Brown was last seen on Wednesday, March 25. The mother of nine is from St. Louis.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact the Illinois State Police or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS.