Collinsville woman found murdered in Washington Park

Washington Park police found the lifeless body of a 39-year-old woman after a couple who were driving in the area of 56th Street and Caseyville Avenue alerted police.

St. Clair County Coroner Calvin Dye Sr. identified the victim as Sandra Reckmann of Collinsville. She was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:37 a.m. in the 1700 block of North 56th Street.

Illinois State Police Master Sgt. Elbert Jennings said police have not identified any suspects or motive at this time.

Washington Park Police Chief Allen Bonds said his officers went to the area after receiving the tip. “Then, they discovered the woman’s body. She appeared to have been shot several times,” he said.

He is encouraging anyone with information to call Washington Park Police at 874-0115, Illinois State Police at 346-3990 or CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS.