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Woman’s body found in truck parked near restaurant, no foul play suspected


St. Charles police discovered the body of a missing Jefferson County woman on May 31 in a pickup truck in a parking lot of Cecil Whittaker’s restaurant in the 100 block of Wolfrum Road, near Hwy. 94.

Authorities later identified the body as Ruth Martin, 65, of High Ridge, who had been missing since May 25 according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department. Police responded to the scene at about 3:15 p.m.  The body was found in a 2005 Chevrolet Colorado. Police said employees say the truck had been parked in the lot for several days.

Foul play is not suspected but the cause of death still has to be determined, police say.

 

 

 

 

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