STEPHENSON COUNTY, ILLINOIS — The Stephenson County Sheriff’s Office released information about a missing person turned tragic yesterday in Stephenson County.
The Sheriff’s Office reported that on November 13, 2019 they were notified of a missing person by the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office. The person was said to possibly be in the Southern portion of Stephenson County.
Upon a search by Stephenson County Sheriff’s Deputies assisted by Illinois State Police Troopers, a vehicle was located partially rolled over in a deep ravine off Florence Rd West of the Village of Florence Station, according to the Stephenson County Sheriff’s Office.
The Sheriff’s Office said a subject in the vehicle was found deceased at the scene. The investigation into the incident is ongoing and the name is being withheld pending notification of family.
Assisting the Sheriff’s Office at the scene was the Shannon Fire Department and Ambulance, Stephenson County Coroner’s Office, and the Illinois State Police.