Woman’s death investigated

Local News

SANGAMON COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — Authorities are conducting a death investigation after a Springfield woman was found dead in Chatham.

Authorities say Jeannie Hansen, 48, was found in a wooded area near 125 East Plummer.

Hansen’s husband called police after Jeannie failed to arrive home after work or answer her phone.

An autopsy was performed Friday morning. Coroner Cinda Edwards says there are no signs she was hurt by anyone. Further test results are pending.

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