O'Fallon, Illinois Police aren't saying what prompted them to ask for help from the St. Louis Major Case Squad Sunday afternoon, only that a person was dead.
Police had been called to the victim's home in the 1300 block of Engle Court around 11:00 a.m. Saturday. O'Fallon police are now calling the victim's death "suspicious."
Major case investigators refused to comment on Sunday, but O'Fallon police say they expect to release more details on Monday.
Police are hoping someone will come forward with a tip that leads them to a sexual predator.
Students at Lindenwood University were alerted Sunday of a report of sexual assault overnight.
A Lindenwood University student was reportedly attacked early Sunday in the 1000 block of Powell. St. Charles Police are investigating.
Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477.
A documentary crew is in the process of filming the story of a notorious Missouri murder. Columbia Daily Tribune editor Kent Heitholt was beaten, strangled and robbed in the newspaper's parking lot in November 2001.
Ryan Ferguson is serving a 40-year sentence for the murder. He was convicted in 2005, but has maintained his innocence.
The Tribune reports that MTV Host and filmmaker Andrew Jenks and his crew are following the progress of Ferguson's case as it wends it's way through the appeals court process. Jenks says he has no predetermined judgments about Ferguson's case.