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Body found in Silver Lake identified as Cristy Campbell

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Cristy Campbell, 32, was found dead in Silver Lake in Madison County Thursday (Credit: Police) Cristy Campbell, 32, was found dead in Silver Lake in Madison County Thursday (Credit: Police)
MADISON COUNTY, Ill. (KMOV.com) -

The body of a woman found in Silver Lake Thursday has been identified as Cristy Campbell, 32.

Police say a car she was in was spotted driving into Silver Lake in Madison County around 5:30 a.m. A 3-month-old boy was found inside the submerging car and was saved by a paramedic. He is expected to be okay.

Campbell’s body was found 400 feet away around 11:30 a.m.

Police say they also found her ID inside the car, which indicated she resided at a home on Dogwood Lane in Glen Carbon where there had been a fatal house fire. Six children were inside the home at the time and got out safely. Another person was found dead inside the home, but has not been identified.

Police believe in total, seven children resided at the home on Dogwood Lane. The seventh child was inside the car that was submerged in Silver Lake.

Earlier Thursday, Campbell was reported missing.

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