UPDATE: Man's Body Found Outside Apartment Complex on Trilling Avenue

Coroner identifies body, determines cause of death

ROCKFORD - UPDATE:  The Winnebago County Coroner's Office has identified the body found in the snow outside a building on Trilling Avenue on Saturday morning.

51-year-old Thomas Murphy is believed initially to have died from hypothermia, and the death is not considered suspicious.

Toxicology reports are pending.


Rockford Police are investigating a death after they say a body was found in the snow on Trilling Avenue Saturday morning.

Officers got a call at around 3:00 a.m. for a man down on the 3700 block, just north of  West Riverside. The cause of his death has not been determined. Officers have not confirmed if the death was suspicious. Anyone with information on the incident should reach out to Rockford Police or Crimestoppers.



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