Body of Missing Georgia Woman’s Found Along Southern Illinois Highway

Body of Missing Georgia Woman’s Found Along Southern Illinois Highway

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) – Authorities said a woman whose body was found at a southern Illinois highway intersection had been reported missing from Georgia, and her husband remains missing.

Police said 33-year-old Tykeisha Marie Dixon of Roswell, Georgia, was identified through evidence at the scene. Her body was found Saturday morning at an Illinois 143 intersection just outside Edwardsville, 19 miles northeast of St. Louis.

Police released her name Sunday and said her family reported her missing the day before with her husband, 39-year-old Luther Lee Henderson Jr, who remains missing. Police noted neither Dixon nor Henderson had ties to the area.

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