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Indiana woman found dead at Ogle County landfill

An Indiana woman was found dead Tuesday morning in her car at the Orchard Hills Landfill after she was reported missing Monday night.

80-year old Sumire Negishi of West Lafayette was pronounced dead at the scene.

The incident began at around 5 yesterday morning in the 82 hundred block of Illinois 251 North as Ogle County Sheriff's Police were checking on the welfare of an elderly man found walking in the area. 82-year old Eiichi Negishi was found and transported by ambulance to a Rockford hospital for treatment.

Police learned that Negishi and his wife were reported missing by Indiana State Police Monday night. Their car was found a short time later at the landfill.

An autopsy was performed on the body yesterday as the cause of death is pending. Sheriff's police do not expect any foul play.

Eiichi Negishi remains hospitalized in Rockford as the case remains under investigation by sheriff's police.


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