Melissa Sue Ostrom found dead: know more about the death of missing 39 year-old Bloomington woman

According to the Bloomington Police Department, Melissa Sue Ostrom, a missing lady from Bloomington, was found dead on Thursday. Let’s see about it in detail.


What happened to Melissa Sue Ostrom?

The Illinois Emergency Management Agency, the Bloomington Police Department, and the McLean County Sheriff’s Office conducted a thorough search to find the body of 39-year-old Melissa Sue Ostrom, according to a news release.

Melissa Sue Ostrom was reported missing on April 17th, 2019. Melissa was 5’4″ and had purple hair, according to the report. She has been seen often in Bloomington Normal and the adjacent minor towns.

The McLean County EMA, Bloomington Police Department, and McLean County Sheriff’s Office conducted a thorough search of the area on Thursday, 04/20/23, and located a woman’s corpse.

The McLean County Coroner’s Office was alerted as soon as a female body was discovered. Melissa S. Ostrom was recognized as the deceased woman.

Melissa was declared dead at the scene by the McLean County Coroner’s Office a short while afterwards. There will be an autopsy.

The incident’s circumstances are still being looked into by the coroner’s office and Bloomington police.


Help the Investigation!

Detective P. Diaz can be reached at 309-434-2532 or [email protected] if you have any information.

Contact the Crime & Intelligence Analysis Unit (CIAU) at (309)-434-2963, Text to Tip at (847411), or send an email to [email protected] if you want to provide a tip while remaining anonymous.

On weekdays, the CIAU office is open from 8 am to 4:30 pm. Please leave the information on the voicemail or send it via email if no one answers the phone.

Authorities are currently looking into Melissa’s death circumstances, which are yet unclear. The news has obviously crushed Melissa’s family and friends, and the community has been horrified by the tragic loss.


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