EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (KMOV.com) – The Major Case Squad was activated after a man was found dead in Edwardsville Tuesday morning.

The man was found dead in the area of Poag Road near Illinois State Route 111 shortly after 7 a.m. Authorities said foul play is suspected. 

After the man was found dead, the Edwardsville Police Department decided to activate the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis. They have identified the victim as 43-year-old Scott David Brown.

According to the Major Case Squad, over 27 investigators from different agencies are investigating numerous leads.

The Major Case Squad said Brown was known to frequent the Collinsville, Edwardsville, and Caseyville area and use the local bus lines to get around. 

The Major Case Squad is encouraging anyone with additional information to call 618-307-1611.

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