Suspicious death investigation underway at home in Barstow, IL

BARSTOW, Illinois -- Police are investigating the death of a 36-year-old woman.

The woman, identified as Sarah Hubbard-Gilbert, was found outside a home in the 100 block of 186th Street on Monday, January 14 around 7 a.m., according to a statement from Chief Deputy Steve Ven Huizen with the Rock Island County Sheriff's Department.

There was a police presence outside the home with crime scene tape placed in the area.  A spokesperson with the Rock Island County Sheriff's Office told News 8 that it was a suspicious death investigation.

An autopsy was conducted Tuesday afternoon, according to a spokesperson from the Rock Island County Coroner's office.

The investigation is ongoing.