JOLIET, Ill. (WLS) -- Will County Sheriff's police are investigating the death of a woman found in a ditch along the side the road in unincorporated Joliet Township.
She was found just after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday near Zurich and Brandon roads in the southwest suburb. Police are investigating her death as a homicide.
Investigators are using fingerprints to try and figure out who she is. The sheriff's office said the woman appears to be African American.
An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.
Woman's body found in ditch near Joliet; homicide investigation underway