Updated: June 1, 2018 2:11 p.m.
UPDATE: ROCK COUNTY, Wis. (WIFR) -- The Beloit man charged with hiding the body of a Milwaukee woman back in November pleads guilty in court.
A Rock County Judge sets sentencing on September 14, 2018 for 50-year-old Marco Rodriguez. Rodriguez pleaded guilty in the death of 27-year-old Nakiela Thompson. She was found dead at the Road Ranger truck stop in South Beloit.
Investigators say Rodriguez admitted to police Thompson died at a home in the Town of Beloit, however he says he did not kill her. Rodriguez says he moved her body to the truck stop later.
Updated December 15, 2017, 4:58 p.m.
UPDATE: SOUTH BELOIT, Ill. (WIFR) - The Winnebago County Coroner's Office releases autopsy results for 27-year-old Nakiela Thompson.
Investigators say the cause of Thompson's death was asphyxia but they aren't sure of the circumstances surrounding the death.
Updated: December 15, 2017 11:30 a.m.
UPDATE: TOWN OF BELOIT, Wis. (WIFR) -- A Beloit man is in custody after police say he admitted to dumping the body of 27-year-old Nakiela Thompson at a South Beloit truck stop.
Rock County Sheriff's deputies arrested 50-year-old Marco Rodriguez on one count of hiding a corpse.
Rodriguez tells police Thompson died at a home on Huebbe Parkway in the Town of Beloit, however he says he did not kill her. Rodriguez says he moved her body to the Road Ranger truck stop in South Beloit to dispose of her body.
Rodriguez will appear in court on Monday. He is being held in the Rock County Jail.
Updated December 14, 2017, 7:21 p.m.
UPDATE: SOUTH BELOIT, Ill. (WIFR) - The Winnebago County Sheriff's Office releases new details on the death of 27-year-old Nakiela Thompson.
Investigators say they believe Thompson's death happened at an undisclosed address in the Township of Beloit.
Winnebago County deputies say the investigation is being turned over to the Rock County Sheriff's Department.
Autopsy results are still pending at this time.
Updated November 3, 2017, 2:36 p.m.
UPDATE: SOUTH BELOIT, Ill. (WIFR) - The Winnebago County Sheriff's Office releases the name of the woman found dead at a South Beloit gas station.
Investigators say she has been identified as 27-year-old Nakiela Thompson, of Milwaukee, through fingerprint analysis.
County officials, the Winnebago County Coroner's Office and South Beloit Police say they are continuing to investigate the death they are now calling suspicious.
The cause of death for Thompson is still pending.
SOUTH BELOIT, Ill. (WIFR) -- Investigators are asking anyone with information in a South Beloit death investigation to come forward. This comes after a woman's body was found at a Road Ranger truck stop Wednesday afternoon.
Investigators tell us the middle-aged African American woman was found face down and clothed next to a semi at the road ranger on Gardner Street in South Beloit. She was found by a truck driver inspecting his vehicle on the east side of the road ranger parking lot.
Officers say they are inspecting surveillance video from the store. They say there are thousands of people coming and going through the truck stop which makes the investigation difficult.
While there are no suspects in the case at this point, there are also no witnesses either. Investigators say while it's still early in the investigation, they aren't ruling out foul play.
Anyone with information is asked to call South Beloit police or the Winnebago County Sheriff's Office.