A missing Indiana woman is found dead Tuesday morning in an Ogle County landfill.
The Ogle County Sheriff's Office says an 80-year-old woman named Smire Negishi was found along with her car in Orchard Hills Landfill.
Investigators say they got a call early Tuesday morning about an elderly man walking around in the area. Deputies say that man was 82-year-old Eiichi Negishi, the elderly woman's husband. He was taken to a Rockford hospital for treatment.
It was then police learned the man and his wife were reported missing Monday out of West Lafayette, Ind. After learning that, they found Smire's body.
A cause for death is pending. Officials do not suspect foul play.
More details about the death investigation were not immediately available. 13 News has confirmed that Mr. Negishi is a chemistry research at Purdue University. He has been with Purdue for more than 30 years and received a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2010.
13 News will continue to follow this story and bring you updates as they become available.