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Body found at Rend Lake

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UPDATED 9:55 a.m. FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2016

FRANKLIN CO. -- The Franklin County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim found in Rend Lake as Alicia Rae Anglese, 24, of Christopher. 

An autopsy is scheduled for Saturday afternoon.

The sheriff's office continues to investigate.

UPDATED: 9:45 p.m. THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2016

FRANKLIN CO. -- Authorities have released details about the body found at Rend Lake Thursday afternoon.

On Thursday, June 30 at around 4:11 p.m., the Franklin County Sheriff's Office responded to the report of a fisherman who found a body with no signs of life in the water at Rend Lake. The body was located in shallow water, near the shore, near the South Marcum boat launch.

The person was pronounced dead at the scene. A vehicle, owned by the person, was located further from the shore and completely submerged.

The name is being withheld at this time, pending family notification.

The Franklin County Coroner's Office has scheduled an autopsy for Saturday, July 2 at 1:00 p.m.

The death remains under investigation.


FRANKLIN CO. -- Authorities are investigating after a body was found Thursday at the South Marcum Recreational Area at Rend Lake.

Franklin County Sheriff Don Jones isn't releasing details at this point, but the coroner confirms his office is at the scene.

We'll update the story as new information becomes available.

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