Hales Corners police: Missing 68-year-old woman "most likely deceased"

HALES CORNERS -- Hales Corners police said on Sunday, March 20th the search continues for a missing 68-year-old woman, though police say "at this time, it is believed the missing person is most likely deceased."

On Friday night, March 18th, around 10:00 p.m., police learned that the 68-year-old woman was missing from the area near South 116th Street and Timberline Lane in Hales Corners.

Information obtained led officers to search the Emerald Park Landfill in Muskego on Saturday.

Muskego landfill

Investigators were back out at that landfill on Sunday. A FOX6 News crew was there as a stream of unmarked vehicles left the property.

A 40-year-old man has been arrested and questioned in this case, and police say this man is a person who was known to the 68-year-old woman. He has not been charged at this time.

Throughout Saturday and Sunday, Hales Corners police, with the assistance of the Wisconsin Department of Justice's Division of Criminal Investigation, the Wisconsin Crime Laboratory, Muskego Police Department, Waukesha County Sheriff's Office, Franklin Police Department, Hales Corners Fire Department and Muskego Fire Department, the search has continued.

Officials are investigating the circumstances surrounding this 68-year-old woman's disappearance.

Again, officials say at this point in time, it is believed the missing woman is most likely deceased.

Search for missing woman in Hales Corners

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