The Lake County Major Crime Task Force is leading an investigation into the death of a woman found inside a residence in Round Lake Beach early Friday after police responded to a 911 call about shots being fired.
Round Lake Beach police officers responded at 4:40 a.m. to a residence in the 1500 block of Cherokee Drive, and they found a woman inside who was dead, according to Lake County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Christopher Covelli, spokesman for the task force.
The Lake County Coroner’s Office responded to the scene and an autopsy on the victim is scheduled for Friday afternoon, according to Covelli.
“Due to the suspicious nature of the incident and the female’s injuries, Round Lake Beach Police requested the assistance of the Lake County Major Crime Task Force,” Covelli said.
LEBANON, Mo. — Detectives are trying to find out how a 62 year old man died in Laclede County. His body was found behind a home just outside of Lebanon this weekend.
The sheriff is calling the circumstances suspicious after the remains were discovered just on the northwest edge of town in the 1500 block of Brice Street. And investigators say they have a pretty good idea of who the body belongs to.
“If it is the person that the working theory is based on then they have been missing since the 15th of April,” said Laclede County Sheriff David Millsap. “Now it wasn’t brought to our attention until the 6th of May.”
If it is who Millsap thinks it is, the 62 year old man may have been trying to lay low.
“This person at that time had a warrant for their arrest also. So it is