On 02/09/18, the O’Fallon Police Department and C.E.R.T. (Community Emergency Response Team) conducted a ground search of the area east of Highway K and Technology Drive in reference to a Missing Person case. The search resulted in human remains being located in an overgrown ravine in thick underbrush near a creek east of an area hotel.
The remains are believed to be that of a missing person Kelly Steiniger. The Medical Examiner’s Office responded and an autopsy is scheduled for 02/10/18.
The area had been searched both from the air and on foot prior to this date. At present foul play is not suspected, subject to the results of the autopsy.