ISP Actively Identifying Deceased Male Discovered in Landfill Near Atkinson, IL

The Henry-Mercer Investigative Task Force is actively conducting a death investigation after the body of a deceased male was discovered in a landfill located in Atkinson, IL. The Illinois State Police are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the deceased victim. Yesterday (WED) at approximately 9:00 a.m.,  the Henry-Mercer Investigative Task Force responded to the Ecology Solutions landfill in Atkinson, after the body of a deceased male was discovered.  The subject is a white male and appears to have a bald head. There are very limited identifiers currently available, more information will be available after an autopsy is conducted today (May 21).

Anyone who may have information as to the victim’s identity is asked to please contact the ISP; callers can remain anonymous. No additional information is available at this time.

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