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Body found in Cedar Fork

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GALESBURG (WEEK) -- Galesburg Police says a man was found near Bickerdyke Bridge in Cedar Fork at 8:12 am on Sunday. He's been identified as 57-year-old William D Avery.

When officers arrived, they found a man down lying in the water. Officers lowered themselves down into Cedar Fork and determined he was dead.

Police say the scene was then secured and the Illinois State Police crime scene investigators were called in to process the scene. Galesburg Police Department Special Operations were also on hand.

This case remains under investigation.

Andy Weber

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