Grain Bin Death Victim Identified

Published 11/30 2013 10:44PM

Updated 12/02 2013 12:12PM

UPDATE (12/2/13): The Winnebago Co. Coroner's Office has identified the victim as Michael Green, 45.  He died of cardiac tamponade due to a aortic dissection.  It is considered a natural death.

PECATONICA- Winnebago County police confirm one man is dead after a silo accident. The incident took place at 16186  Green Road in Pecatonica.

Police received a call about a farmer stuck in a forty foot silo. Multiple fire departments were called to the scene.

The Winnebago County Coroner's office reports a 45 year old man was found dead in the silo of natural causes. The Winnebago County Sheriff's Department is now investigating.

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