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Body found in Peoria by man mushroom hunting

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Peoria IL (HOI) -- Peoria Police are investigating a body found Tuesday afternoon in the woods near Forrest Hill and Molleck.

In a press release, police say around 1:50pm, a caller advised dispatch that he found the body while hunting mushrooms.

Peoria Police Criminal Investigations Division and the Coroner responded, and this incident is under investigation.

The identity of the male and cause of death will be released later.

Jenise Rebholz

Evening Anchor, Heart of Illinois ABC

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