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Body found in Illinois River in East Peoria

EAST PEORIA (HOI) – A body was found Saturday morning in the Illinois River.

At approximately 10:59 a.m. Police received a call about a body in the Illinois River near Riverside Road and Bass Pro Shop Drive.

East Peoria Fire department and Police department arrived on the scene where the body of a Caucasian male near the shore was recovered from the water.

No information on identification is available at the this time.

This is an ongoing investigation. Police are still on the scene but traffic is being directed and can pass through.

Erin Aniolowski

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