Body found in Jefferson County cornfield

JEFFERSON COUNTY-- The body a deceased female was found in a cornfield in the Town of Ixonia.

A driver saw something unusual a short distance off the road around 12:20 p.m. Saturday and called 911.

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene and found the body.

The State's Emergency Department of Criminal Investigation was called to assist in processing the scene.

The Jefferson County Coroner's Office will be performing an autopsy.

Other law enforcement agencies have been notified to assist in obtaining nay leads or information on any missing persons that may assist in identifying the body.

That includes the Milwaukee Police Department who said that it is awaiting autopsy to determine if the death is connected to any MPD investigations.


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