Body found, identified as missing woman


Champaign - A decomposing body has been identified as a missing Villa Grove woman.


The Champaign County Sheriff's Department told WAND the body they found in late August has been identified as Kelsie Blackford, 23. Authorities believe Blackford was last seen in late November of 2012.


The circumstances surrounding Kelsie Blackford's disappearance and death are suspicious. Anyone with knowledge of Kelsie Blackford's disappearance should call the Investigations Division of the Champaign County Sheriff's Office (217-384-1213) or if they wish to remain anonymous, CRIME STOPPERS at
217-373-TIPS, or text a tip to CRIMES (274637).

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