On Thursday, St. Louis County Police found a body within a home in Affton after they received a request to check on the person’s welfare.
Around 4:01 p.m. St. Louis County Police officers from the Affton Southwest Precinct responded to a residence in the 9400 block of Hampstead Drive where they found the body of Joan Furlong, 65 years of age.
When police officers located Furlong, it was discovered she suffered apparent injuries to her upper body.
According to police, she was last seen late Monday night at her place of employment.
The St. Louis County Police were previously searching for Furlong’s 2000 Jeep Cherokee which was taken from the residence. The vehicle has been recovered.
Anyone with information about her death is asked to call the St. Louis County Police Department at 636-529-8210 or CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-8477.
This story will be updated.