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Body found in Belvidere field prompts homicide investigation

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BOONE COUNTY, Ill. (WTVO) — Police are conducting a homicide investigation in Belvidere after a man’s body was found in a field Tuesday morning.

Belvidere Police Chief Shane Woody said officers were called to a field about a quarter of a mile off of the 7990 block of Shaw Road around 9:30 a.m. for reports of a man’s body found there.

Police say the body appears to be that of a white male in his 20’s.

The Boone County Emergency Management Agency has been helping Belvidere Police with a search of the grounds.

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