Missing Altoona woman found dead in farm field

Angela Coffield
Courtesy of the Altoona Police Department Facebook page.

ALTOONA, Wis. (WKBT) – A missing Altoona woman has been found dead in a farmer’s field.

Trempealeau County Dispatch Center received a call Wednesday, August 5, at 4 p.m. from a farmer reporting he had found a body of a female in a field about a mile south of Eleva off Highway 93. Responding deputies confirmed the deceased subject was the missing woman from Altoona.

The initial investigation suggests foul play is not suspected, according to the Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Office.

Assisting the Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Office with the investigation are the Altoona Police Department, Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation and State Patrol, Osseo Police Department and the Trempealeau County Coroner’s Office.

The death is still under investigation.