Human Remains Discovered in Lawrence County


Published on November 8 2012 9:57 am
Last Updated on July 14 2013 12:07 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

Illinois State Police Zone 7 Investigations in Effingham, Lawrence County Sheriff's Department and the Lawrence County Coroner's Office are investigating the discovery of human remains in rural Lawrence County.

The remains were located in a drainage ditch on Cahokia Trace Lane, just north of US 50.  No identification has been made.  An autopsy will be conducted regarding the identification and cause of death.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Illinois State Police Criminal Investigation's Lieutenant Kelly Hodge at 217-342-2292, extension 201.