Missing Elgin man found dead near waterway in DeKalb

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via mgnonline.com

DEKALB, Ill. (WTVO) — On Wednesday around 12:30 p.m., police were called to search for a reported missing man in the 15000 block of Barber Green Road in DeKalb.

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Sycamore Police Department along with conservation police and a K9.

Investigators requested help from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to provide a helicopter to perform an aerial search. The found a man’s body, later identified as 51-year-old Theodore E. Heise from Elgin, in a waterway bank.

Officials say there was no indication of foul play, but the investigation is ongoing.

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