Deceased female found near I-44 identified by Phelps County Sher - KMOV.com

Deceased female found near I-44 identified by Phelps County Sheriff's Dept.

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PHELPS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

The body of a woman found near Interstate Highway 44 has now been identified. 

The Phelps County Sheriff's Department has identified the deceased female as Brandy Steinke of Venus, Texas. 

Steinke was found near I-44 in Phelps County back on Oct. 1. She was 27 years-old. 

The cause of her death is still unknown and the investigation is still ongoing. 

Anyone with information concerning this case is asked to call the Phelps County Sheriff's Department Criminal Investigations Unit at 573-426-3860. Those with information can also contact the Missouri State Highway Patrol Division of Drug and Criminal Control at 573-368-2345. 

News 4 will update this story as more information becomes available. 

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