Death investigation underway in Alton, Ill.

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Posted on August 5, 2014 at 5:32 PM

Updated Wednesday, Aug 6 at 11:41 AM

Body Found in Alton

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Alton, Illinois (KMOV) – Police in Alton are investigating after a body was found Tuesday afternoon.

 

Police say they found human remains in the 2700 block of Pawhattan. 

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Police were on the scene for several hours. Authorities said children who were playing in an abandoned garage discovered the body.

“The body appeared to have been there for quite some time,” said Detective Scott Golike.

The Alton Police Department is working with the St. Louis County Medical Examiner’s Officer, Madison County Coroner’s Office and the Illinois State Police to identify the body.

 

No other details were available. 

 

 

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