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Autopsy Expected on Body Found in Kankakee Park

WGIL Newsroom . State News 202

KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP)–An autopsy is expected to be performed on the remains of a 40 year old man whose body was found in a northern Illinois state park.The Daily Journal reports the body of Herscher resident Joel Brueggert was found Monday afternoon in Kankakee River State Park.

Authorities say his body was found near a creek by the park’s main entrance.

Authorities haven’t yet said how Brueggert died, but say he had no visible injuries.

The e Kankakee County coroner is expected to perform an autopsy later Tuesday.

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