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Foul play is not suspected in the death of a Swansea man whose decomposed body was found in a Cahokia creek Monday.
On Wednesday, St. Clair County Coroner Calvin Dye positively identified the body as Ira Dickinson, 37, from Swansea.
Dye said that though an autopsy had been completed, the cause of death was still unknown. However, he did say Dickinson’s death “does not appear to be suspicious.”
Dickinson’s body was found partially submerged in a creek in the 100 block of Jerome Lane in Cahokia by a passer-by Monday afternoon. The death is being investigated by the Cahokia Police Department.