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Missing Mt Pleasant Woman Found in Mississippi River

Posted: Friday, March 15th, 2013 at 6:23 am
Author: KCII News - Nathan Swenson

The body of a missing Mt Pleasant woman has been found in the Mississippi River. The body was found Wednesday north of Hamilton, Illinois. Following an autopsy yesterday, the body was identified as 45-year-old Teresa Bruegge of Mt Pleasant. The preliminary autopsy results indicate Bruegge drowned. The Henry County Sheriff’s Office has been investigating the case since Bruegge was reported missing in mid-February.

The body was recovered by the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office in Illinois.