Woman Found Dead Near DeWitt

The Saline County Sheriff's office is investigating the death of a Wilber woman. Around 10pm Sunday night the woman's body was found along Highway 103 near DeWitt. 44-year old Wannee Chantuhvong was found dead on the corner of Highway 103 and Fillmore Avenue.

The Saline County sheriff's office says she was killed when her head hit the pavement. However, they're investigating why she fell out of a moving pickup. A resident driving by called 9-1-1 after discovering the body. The driver of the pick-up was also at the scene.

Saline County Attorney Tad Ikeman believes that Chantuhvong may have worked in DeWitt area. An autopsy of the body is being performed in Lincoln. There have been no arrests on this case.