Metro-East News

Man’s body reportedly found in Springfield

A television station reported Tuesday that a man’s body was found in Springfield.

WICS Channel 20 reported that police blocked South 12th Street at Melrose, and a witness said a man’s body was found. The man reportedly had blunt-force trauma to his head.

The site is less than 2 miles south of the Old State Capitol and the Lincoln Home National Historic Site.

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