(Ogle County, Illinois) The body of a Rockford man missing for almost a week is discovered last night in rural Ogle County. 52 year old Francisco Hernandez has been missing since Tuesday January 3rd. That's the last time family members say they saw him as he left to collect rent from rental properties. Tuesday night his body was found near an abandoned farm house in an isolated area on Edson Road, just outside Winnebago County. An autposy was conducted Wednesday by the Ogle County Coroner and the cause of death was determined to be blunt force trauma to the head. The investigation is continuing.
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