Missing 19-year-old Illinois woman found dead, Illinois State Police say

CARMI, Illinios — Police are asking for help finding a southern Illinois woman who has been missing for four days as of March 7.

UPDATE:  Friday, March 8, around 5:40 p.m. a member of the search team located Brooke S. Naylor, dead.

Her body was found south of Pot Hole Lane in rural Gallatin County.

An autopsy is scheduled for, March 9, and the investigation is ongoing.


Police say Brooke Naylor, 19, was last seen in Harrisburg on March 3, 2019, according to a press release.

Her car, a Chevrolet Malibu, was later found abandoned on the Ridgeway Road/Eldorado Blacktop, otherwise known as Highway 8, about halfway between Route 142 and Route 1. This is west of the North Fork Saline River.

Naylor is described as 5 feet 3 inches tall, weighing 115 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last known to have her brown dog, a Boxer, with her, according to the press release.

Officials are asking anyone with information of her location to contact the Illinois State Police at (618)384-9945.

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