Officials Identify Man Found in Pekin

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Developments in the case of a man found dead in Pekin Monday night.

 The Tazewell County Coroner identified him as 50-year-old Eric Klinkradt. The owner of the property on the 900 block of Derby Street found Klinkradt unresponsive inside his tent. Those who knew him, say he’ll be missed

 “He was an awesome guy, always wanting to lend a helping hand to anybody,” said Robert Hayes, Property Owner. “He added he was a really nice guy, very personable and funny.”

An autopsy is scheduled at the Peoria County Morgue. Police and the coroner say they don’t suspect foul play. 

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