UPDATE: Coroner says body found is a man, cause of death is undetermined

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Update July 26, 2018, 1:31 p.m.

UPDATE: ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Winnebago County Coroner Bill Hintz says the body pulled from the Rock River near the airport Wednesday is that of a man.

At this time Hintz says the preliminary cause of death is undetermined at this time. He says there appears to be no trauma.

Hintz says forensic studies will determine the identity of the body.

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Updated July 25, 2018, 3:35 p.m.

UPDATE: ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Coroner Bill Hintz says the body found Wednesday in the area 53 Airport Drive is badly decomposed.

At this time, the coroner is not sure if the body is that of a man or a woman. An autopsy, scheduled for Thursday, will tell more about the gender.

Investigators say the body was found by people fishing.

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Updated July 25, 2018, 2:23 p.m.

UPDATE: ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Rockford police confirm a body has been found in the area of 53 Airport Drive.

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Posted July 25, 2018, 2:19 p.m.

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Emergency crews responded to the area of 53 Airport Drive for a possible body in the Rock River.

We will continue to update you as we learn more.