(CBS) – Aurora police have identified the body of a woman whose decomposed remains were found along Interstate 88 earlier this week.
Detectives say it is likely that of Sandra Jefferson, 54, of Berwyn, who was reported as missing on Sept. 3 after last being seen in Lombard that day.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Storms Headed Our Way After Midnight; Damaging Winds And Heavy Rain Possible
A state road crew discovered the woman’s remains and a vehicle Thursday afternoon on the north side of Interstate 88, west of Deerpath Road, in Aurora.READ MORE: Bears Proposed Moving From Chicago, Possibly To Gary, In 1995 -- Leading To Huge Fight Between Mayor Richard M. Daley And Team Brass
The woman’s remains were decomposed, but there was no visible sign of trauma, Aurora police said in a news release Friday. Autopsy results were pending.MORE NEWS: DuSable Museum Of African American History To Reopen On Juneteenth
Anyone with information about the case is asked to call police at (630) 256-5500.