Paris woman found dead outside rural Chrisman home

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PARIS, Ill. (WTWO/WAWV) — A Paris woman was found dead outside a rural Chrisman home Saturday morning.

According to the Edgar County Sheriff’s Department, around 10:28 a.m., a Chrisman man reported finding Neva A. Martin, 45, of Paris, unresponsive in his yard. The man told authorities he had last seen her shortly after midnight.

Martin was pronounced dead by Edgar County Coroner Scott Barrett.

An autopsy was scheduled for Monday morning in Bloomington, Illinois.

The incident is being investigated by the Illinois State Police, the Edgar County Coroner and the Edgar County Sheriff’s Department.

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