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Body Found of Missing Woman

Illinois State Police

Three weeks after a woman from northern Illinois was reported missing, her body has been found. State police say the body of 62 year old Deborah Dewey, from Ladd, was discovered Monday in a shallow grave, in the yard of a home in the village of Standard in Putnam County.

Dewey was last seen on August 22nd in Spring Valley in Bureau County, then a week later her car was discovered, unlocked, at a truck stop along Interstate 80 in Morris. 

Investigators have not said what led them to the home in Standard which is located 6 miles south of Spring Valley, and along State Highway 71, between the towns of Granville and Cedar Point.

Her death is considered a homicide. Anyone with information should call the Illinois State Police. 
(ISP District 7 815-224-1171)

A native of Detroit, Herb Trix began his radio career as a country-western disc jockey in Roswell, New Mexico (“KRSY, your superkicker in the Pecos Valley”), in 1978. After a stint at an oldies station in Topeka, Kansas (imagine getting paid to play “Louie Louie” and “Great Balls of Fire”), he wormed his way into news, first in Topeka, and then in Freeport Illinois.