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McHenry County Conservation District police ask for help identifying body found in rural Harvard

Police: Body was found May 4

Police are trying to identify a man whose body was found May 4 in a remote area of rural Harvard, according to a news release from the McHenry County Conservation District.

No identification was found on the man, police said.

Foul play is not suspected, conservation district director of marketing and communications Wendy Kummerer said. She did not have further details.

“McHenry County Conservation District Police Department has been working closely with the McHenry County Coroner’s Office. At this time they have exhausted all attempts to identify the person and are now seeking the public’s assistance in this ongoing investigation,” according to the release.

The man was described as a 50 to 65 years old, 5-feet 11 inches tall and about 225 pounds.

He had short white hair and no scars, marks or tattoos.

He was found wearing a black fleece beanie, an extra large blue and brown Swiss Tech coat, an extra large tan Carhartt hoodie, a grey knit scarf with purple trim and blue jeans. He also wore Active Ankle black braces on both ankles and size 11 black Asics tennis shoes.

Anyone with information about his identity is asked to contact McHenry County Conservation District Police Department at 815-338-6223 extension 1210.

Conservation district police could not be reached for more information.

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