Edgar county woman found dead outside of rural home

The Edgar County Sheriff's Office said 45-year-old Neva Martin was found dead Saturday morning outside of a rural home in Chrisman, Illinois.

Posted: Jan 19, 2020 9:03 PM

EDGAR COUNTY, Ill. (WTHI) - A Paris woman was found dead outside of a rural home in Chrisman.

The Edgar County Sheriff's Office said 45-year-old Neva Martin was found dead Saturday morning.

Dispatchers said they got a call from a man saying he had found his friend unresponsive in his yard.

He said he last saw her just before midnight.

An autopsy is planned for Monday morning to determine a cause of death.

The incident is under investgation.

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