WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Ill. (WIFR) — Published: Dec. 10, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
The Winnebago County Coroner’s Office says the body found in the 9200 block of Knapp Road was a 31-year-old man from Rockford.
Investigators believe the body was placed there intentionally. The name of the victim is being withheld until the family is notified.
An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.
Published: Dec. 10, 2018, 5:55 p.m.
The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office confirmed a murder investigation for the dead body found Monday afternoon.
Officials have also confirmed the dead body was one of a man.
Investigators say the man was found off the roadway near Knapp and North Meridian roads in a tree line. Officials believe the body was dropped off around the area intentionally, adding the man did not live around the area.
If you have any information on the suspicious death, contact the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department at 815-319-6400.