Body Found Behind Fondulac Plaza

Published 08/13 2014 06:35PM

Updated 08/13 2014 10:19PM


EAST PEORIA - The area behind East Peoria’s Fondulac Plaza is now a crime scene.


An unidentified body was found there this afternoon.


East Peoria police say a person spotted the body in the wooded area behind the shopping plaza around 12:15 P.M.


The Police Department says the body is decomposed beyond recognition.


East Peoria Police Chief Dick Ganschow believes it could have been there for several weeks.


He says there is no indication of foul play at this time.


An autopsy on the body is scheduled for noon tomorrow.

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