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Man's body found in stream near Rochelle

Published: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 9:50 a.m. CST • Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 1:31 p.m. CST

OREGON – The Ogle County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a stream near Rochelle, Sheriff Michael Harn said this morning in a news release.

The man, believed to be between 35 and 50 years old, appears to have been Caucasian or Hispanic, Harn said. The release did not say when the man was found.

According to the news release, the man had black, medium length hair and a short growth of facial hair, and was between 5 feet, 6 inches and 5 feet, 8 inches tall. He weighed about 200 pounds. He was wearing a dark sweatshirt, dark T-shirt and blue jeans with a woven leather belt, and blue athletic shoes.

Harn said there are no reports of missing adults in Ogle County, and asked anyone with information to call sheriff's office detectives at 815-732-6666.

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