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A death investigation is underway in Fairfield

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An investigation is underway in Fairfield after a woman was found dead in the Wayne County town this past weekend.

At around 8 a.m. on Saturday, 27-year-old Trask Smith was found dead near the 600 block of Southeast 4th Street in Fairfield.

The official cause and manner of death will be released by the Wayne County Coroner’s office once an autopsy is conducted and the toxicology report is received.

The Illinois State Police Division of Criminal Investigation is assisting the Fairfield Police Department in conducting the investigation.

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