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Human remains found at Motel Marion demolition

Posted on 6/8/2021, 4:31 PM

MARION -- Law enforcement officials were called to the site of the former Motel Marion on Tuesday afternoon following the discovery of the remains of a deceased body.

The motel is in the process of being demolished.

According to a media release from the MPD, the condition of the remains has not allowed investigators to identify the gender, race or approximate age of the deceased. More information is expected pending the completion of an autopsy.

The investigation is being conducted by the MPD, the Williamson County Coroner's officer, and the Illinois State Police Crime Scene Investigations.