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posted: 2/7/2010 12:01 AM

Woman's body found at Starved Rock

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UTICA -- The body of a woman has been found on a river trail at Starved Rock State Park in north central Illinois.

Illinois Conservation Police say the body was located Saturday morning as part of a ground search at the park for a missing person. Police say the woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities say her identity was being withheld and an autopsy was planned for early next week.

It was not immediately clear if the woman was the missing person. Conservation police say more than 70 people from 11 agencies were part of the search.