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The Christian County Coroner’s Office and Illinois Department of Natural Resources are investigating a death that occurred in the Deer Run Campground Area near Edinburg. On Wednesday evening at 9:18 PM, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office received a call to locate a suicidal male subject. 


Christian County Sheriff’s Office, Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Illinois State Police Air Operations, and Pawnee Fire and Rescue all responded to the Sangchris Area to attempt to locate the individual. On Thursday morning at 1:20 AM, the male was found deceased in a wooded area. 


Christian County Coroner Amy Calvert Winans identified the body as 26-year-old Percy D. Wubker of Tovey. Toxicology is pending. There is no indication of foul play. 

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