Authorities worry investigation compromised

By Betty Simpson | bsimpson@wcia.com

Published 08/18 2014 03:09PM

Updated 08/19 2014 05:20PM

Update: 5:03 pm, 8/19/14, Tuesday
MACON COUNTY -- State police say information released from a coroner may hurt their investigation. Monday night, the Sangamon County Coroner released the name of a woman whose remains were found in Rochester last month.

She was identified as 43-year old Tracy Trimby, of Decatur. Tuesday, investigators say the information came out sooner than they had hoped. They fear the premature release of information could make it harder to find her killer.
Original: 8:18 pm, 8/18/14, Monday
ROCHESTER -- Human remains discovered last month have been positively identified. The Sangamon County Coroner says a forensic odontologist and DNA testing performed by the Illinois State Police show the remains are those of Tracy Trimby, 43, of Decatur. No other information has yet been released. The investigation is ongoing.

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