Body Recovered from Rend Lake, Foul Play Not Suspected


Published on July 1 2016 3:55 pm
Last Updated on July 1 2016 3:55 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

A body has been recovered from Rend Lake. Officials are ruling out foul play.

The body of 24-year-old Alicia Rae Anglese of Christopher was pulled from the lake Thursday afternoon. 

The Franklin County Sheriff's Department was alerted to Anglese's body in the lake just after 4pm by a fisherman. The body was found in shallow water near the shoreline

The press release from the sheriff's department indicated that Anglese's vehicle was found further from the shore, completely submerged.

An autopsy will be conducted Saturday afternoon to determine the cause of death.

The Rend Lake Dive Team, the US Army Corps of Engineers and Illinois State Police Crime Scene Services assisted Franklin County authorities in the investigation.