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Body found in Atkinson, identified

Updated: May 27, 2020

UPDATE: The body has been identified as Jerome R. Coleman II, 59, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Our deepest condolences to Jerome's family and loved ones.

The Illinois State Police and the Henry-Mercer Investigation Task have discovered an unidentified body of a man has been found in Atkinson, Illinois about 9:00 AM Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at the Ecology Solutions landfill.

The description of the deceased male is that of a black male with a bald head and not from the area. His death is considered a homicide.

If you have information please contact the State Police at (815) 632-4010

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