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A body found near Lake Lou Yeager in Litchfield is not believed to be that of a Macoupin County woman missing since January. State Police Investigative Commander out of Collinsville Calvin Brown says there does not appear to be any relationship between the disappearance of 37-year-old Denita Hedden of Royal Lakes and the body found Wednesday.

 

Brown says the body for found by a utility worker on the job in the area.

 

 

Brown says the area has been searched and evidence has been sent to the forensics lab for further evaluaton.

 

 

Brown says the investigation is ongoing and in its early stages. Investigators are continuing to work to identify the body.

 
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