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ISP conducts a death investigation in southwestern Illinois

Illinois State Police

An investigation is underway into a body found in Washington County.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department has called in the Illinois State Police Division of Criminal Investigation after the body of 44-year-old Montez Pearson of East St. Louis was found in the area of Lunte Creek Road, west of Nashville, IL on Wednesday night.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Illinois State Police DCI Zone 7 Investigations at (618) 542-2171 Ext. (1203).

Witnesses can remain anonymous.

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