CHAMPAIGN -- Authorities now say that a decomposing body found in Champaign is a 50-year-old resident of the city.
Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup told the (Champaign) News-Gazette Thursday that he still isn't sure how Nathaniel Cater died or how long he had been dead.
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The results of an autopsy aren't yet available.
Police Chief R.T. Finney says a man found Carter's body Wednesday in some knee-high weeds in Champaign.
Finney says the body was so decomposed that after Carter was found, officers couldn't even be sure of his race.