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Police Seeking Public Help Identifying Body Found Near Kappa

Mon, 05 Aug 2013 05:12:23 CDT
By: AP

Authorities in central Illinois say an autopsy is planned today on a man's torso found in the Mackinaw River. McLean County Coroner Beth Kimmerling says the man was white and had signs of a past chest surgery. The McLean County Sheriff's Department is seeking information from the public that could lead to identifying the man. The body was found by fishermen on Saturday morning near the village of Kappa. The body was discovered partially submerged under a highway bridge just south of the village. An Illinois State Police crime scene investigator assisted with the investigation. The Hudson Fire Department dive team and Hudson Fire and Rescue recovered the body.

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