MONROE CITY, Mo. -- Police said they found the body of a 26-year-old woman on Thursday afternoon at a Monroe City apartment complex.
Monroe City Police Chief Tyler Wheeler said that officers responded to Bellfield Apartments, 12 Gateway Square, Apartment 6, in reference to a well-being check about 2 p.m.
Wheeler said upon entering the apartment, officers discovered the body of a woman identified as Ceaira Madden, 26, of Monroe City.
"Next of kin has been notified and an autopsy has been scheduled to determine a cause of death at the coroner's request; in company with a death investigation by the Monroe City Police Department. No other information is available at this time," Wheeler said in a news release.