WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Ill. (WIFR) — Updated: Dec. 12, 2018, 3:25 p.m.
The Winnebago County Coroner’s Office says Jamie Stephens, whose body was found in rural Winnebago County on Monday, died from several gunshot wounds.
The preliminary cause of Stephen’s death was announced after an autopsy.
The investigation continues for the death.
Updated: Dec. 11, 2018, 1:45 p.m.
The Winnebago County Coroner’s Office confirmed the identity a man whose body was found on the rural outskirts of the county Monday afternoon.
Jamie Stephens, 31, of Rockford, was identified as the victim.
The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department continues to investigate the death as part of a murder investigation. Officials believe the body was intentionally left behind at 9200 Knapp Rd.
Updated: 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