IXONIA, Wis (WSAU-Wheeler News) In southeast Wisconsin, Jefferson County authorities spent the weekend investigating a body found in a cornfield. Sheriff's deputies said a driver noticed something unusual on Saturday close to a roadway near Ixonia. Officials said it turned out to be a woman's body, and the county coroner sought an autopsy. Investigators also asked other law enforcement agencies for information about their current missing persons, to help try to identify the woman.
In Milwaukee, just over 30 miles to the east, police say they'll await the woman's identification and autopsy results -- and then see if the her death is connected with its pending cases.