Man found dead in rural Boone County, death investigated as homicide

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BOONE COUNTY, Ill. (WIFR) -- A man was found dead Tuesday in rural Boone County.

The man's death is being investigated as a homicide, according to the Boone County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies were called to Shaw Road on Tuesday morning after reports of a dead body. The victim was described as a white man in his early 20's.

Details are limited. We will update as more information becomes available.