Breaking News Bar
posted: 9/7/2012 11:19 AM

Body found nearly 2 weeks after downstate fire

hello
Success - Article sent! close
 
Associated Press

RANTOUL -- Investigators in east-central Illinois are trying to figure out what caused the death of a man whose body was found in the rubble of a mobile home nearly two weeks after a fire.

The (Champaign) News-Gazette reports a Rantoul police detective found the body after noticing a foul odor during a follow-up visit to the fire scene.

Order Reprint Print Article
 
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close

Rantoul Police Lt. Jeff Wooten says a fire destroyed the home Aug. 22 and the body was found Tuesday.

An autopsy conducted Wednesday determined the victim was male. The body hasn't been identified due to its condition, and Wooten says further tests are planned.

One man is charged with arson in the fire, and police are searching for a second man for questioning.

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.
    help here