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Body Found in Vacant Home

Story by WBGZ Radio

Alton Police responded to the report of a body at a condemned and vacant house in the 2200 block of Broadway Tuesday afternoon. The person is believed to be a known homeless man in his early 40's, but his identity has not been released pending the notification of all family members.

The family had contacted Alton Police after not hearing from the man for an unusual length of time. Police say the home was a known hangout of the man, who may have been there 3-4 weeks. Nothing suspicious was found at the scene to indicate foul play. An autopsy indicated no trauma or obvious cause of death. Routine toxicology is pending.

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