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On Saturday October 1st, 2016 Winnebago County Deputies were sent to 2514 Whale
Ave. for a person deceased in the basement of the house.

Deputies arrived on scene and found the body of a male in his early 50’s deceased. He
suffered a gunshot wound and is the victim of an apparent homicide.

His identity will be released by the coroner’s office once his family has been notified. An autopsy is scheduled for October 3rd, 2016.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department at 815-319-6300 or Crimestoppers at 815-963-7867.

Last night authorities found a man in his 50’s passed away. They have not said the cause of death. They said this is a “Suspicious Death Investigation”   It happened last night in the 2500 block of Whale Avenue. The man was found shot to death in the basement of a residence. No other information is available.


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