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Body found in downtown Atwood

According to information received from Atwood Police Chief Rob Bross, on Friday, January 20, at approximately 7:23 am, officers were dispatched to investigate a deceased individual near the intersection of Main St. at Central Ave. in Atwood. Upon officers’ arrival, the decedent was identified as Eian W. Urban (19 years old).

The cause of death is pending an autopsy scheduled for tomorrow. Anyone with information concerning Urban is encouraged to contact the Atwood Police Department at 217-578-3141.

There is no danger to the public. Rumors of any other decedents found in the area are false.

This incident is being investigated by the Atwood Police Department and Piatt County Coroner’s Office.

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