• Fishermen find body of man at southern Ill. lake

    by  • August 12, 2013 • News

    GRANITE CITY (AP) — Authorities say fishermen at a southwestern Illinois state park have found the body of a man.murder-investigation

    Illinois State Police Special Agent Devin Watts says the body was found just before 6 a.m. on Sunday at Horseshoe Lake  State Park near Pontoon Beach. The Belleville News-Democrat reports that the body was found in the water near a boat launch ramp.

    Authorities say evidence shows the man was murdered, but no further details have been released.

    The Madison County Coroner’s Office plans to conduct an autopsy on Monday.