Police investigating ‘suspicious’ death of young woman in Lemay


The intersection of Jefferson Barracks Road and Corliss Drive on the morning of March 20. Police were called to the intersection Wednesday morning at around 7:16 a.m. where they found the body of a young woman. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

Police are investigating what they are calling a “suspicious” death of a young woman in Lemay Wednesday morning.

Police found a woman they believe to be in her 20s dead on the ground at the intersection of Jefferson Barracks and Corliss Drive at roughly 7:16 a.m. Wednesday.

Officers from the South County Precinct responded to the scene for a call about a “sick case.”

This is a developing story, please check back for updates. 

The incident is being investigated by detectives from the St. Louis County Police Department’s Bureau of Crimes Against Persons. There was no police presence at the scene as of 9:50 a.m.

If anyone knows anything about the death, police are asking that they contact the St. Louis County Police Department at 636-529-8210 to speak to investigators. 

To remain anonymous or potentially receive a reward, witnesses can contact CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS(8477) if you have any information regarding the incident.