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The original item was published from 4/24/2020 8:19:13 PM to 5/16/2020 12:00:01 AM.

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Unincorporated Wauconda Death Investigation

On April 24, 2020, at approximately 4:00PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a field in the 25200 block of West Old Rand Road, Unincorporated Wauconda, for a report of a possible found body.

Sheriff’s deputies arrived and learned three teens came across the body while collecting firewood. Deputies were led to the body, which was located in an open area. The body was in advanced stages of decomposition. It is undetermined at this time the age of the person and if the body is that of a male or a female. There were no obvious signs of foul play.

The Lake County Coroner’s Office responded, and an autopsy is being scheduled. Sheriff’s Detectives and the coroner’s office continue to investigate.

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