UPDATE: Body Identified

UPDATE: ROCKFORD (WIFR) --The body found this morning in the 3200 block of Riverside Blvd. has been identified as Kenneth Kotouc.

35-year-old Kotouc was from Florida and was in Rockford for treatment at Reformers Unanimous Rehabilitation Center.

He reportedly went missing from the center yesterday.

Winnebago County Coroner Sue Fidducia says the man may have frozen to death, although an autopsy still needs to be completed. An autopsy has been scheduled for Friday. There is no indication that foul play was involved in his death, although the Rockford Police Department is investigating.


ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- A Rockford resident made a gruesome discovery on a walk around the neighborhood this morning, a dead body.

Police were called out to Packard Parkway off Riverside a little before 11 o'clock this morning. They say a middle-aged man was found in a ditch. Right now it is considered a death investigation, not a murder. Police tell us there were no obvious signs of foul play.

Winnebago County Coroner Sue Fidducia says the man may have frozen to death, although an autopsy still needs to be completed.

We will bring you the latest information as it becomes available.


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