Jo Daviess Co. Man Found Dead Near U.S. 20

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The Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Department is conducting a death investigation.

A deputy stopped to check on a vehicle in the Tapley Woods rest area on U.S. 20 around 7am Monday.  The car was empty, but he found Cornelius Curtin just a short distance away.  Paramedics pronounced the 79 year-old dead at the scene.

No word yet if foul play is involved.

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