Illinois River Schuyler County

White-tailed deer in Illinois are experiencing a disease that’s killed more 430 animals this year as of Oct 29.

Peoria County Sheriff's Office

The Peoria County Sheriff’s Department is asking the public for help in identifying the man whose skull was found a year ago. The skull was recovered along the shore of the Illinois River near Kingston Mines in June 2017.

The adult male skull Peoria County officials discovered in Kingston Mines a month ago is a match with the torso found in Schuyler County last year.

The torso was removed from the Illinois River November 13th. The skull washed ashore off the River in Kingston Mines and was found June 12th.