State Police

Illinois State Police are looking for information concerning a weekend incident.

On Saturday, WLPO reported that first responders had recovered a body from the Illinois River near Starved Rock State Park.

Today, we have more information on that incident.

At about 2:00 Saturday afternoon, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources Conservation Police contacted Illinois State Police to investigate. The McLean County Coroner’s Office conducted an autopsy the next day, and identified the body as that of Michael J. Warmerdam, age 37, of Wheaton.

Authorities say they continue to investigate the matter, and they urge anyone with any information to contact the state police at 815-224-30-32.


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