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Woman's Body Found in Lincoln County Motel

The victim, believed to be a 29-year-old woman, was found in a room at the Elsberry Motel and Lodge.

July 02, 2018 - 12:50 pm
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LINCOLN COUNTY, Mo. (KMOX) - Investigators say the woman whose body was found Sunday morning in a Lincoln County motel apparently died from several gunshot wounds.

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office has asked the Greater St. Louis Major Case Squad to investigate. 
 
The Major Case Squad says an autopsy will be performed Monday to confirm the cause of death and her identity. 
 
The victim, believed to be a 29-year-old woman, was found in a room at the Elsberry Motel and Lodge on North Highway 79.  

Investigators say it does not appear to be a random crime. They are interviewing witnesses and those who knew the woman.