Police seek at least one suspect after Freeport man's 'suspicious' death

Courtesy: Freeport Police Department
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FREEPORT, Ill. (WIFR) -- Police are looking for at least one suspect after a 45-year-old man was found dead Wednesday morning in Freeport.

Thomas Fort was found deceased​ in the 500 block of Iroquois Street around 7 a.m.

Police say Fort was physically assaulted by at least one person in the 600 block of West Stephenson Street earlier that morning. A home near that area was taped up Wednesday afternoon in connection to the death.

Police do not have descriptions on possible suspects at this time. However, those with more information on the suspects could be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward.

If you have any information on the crime, contact the Freeport Police Department at 815-235-8226 or Stateline Area Crime Stoppers at 866-TIPS-NOW.