The Pike County, Illinois Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death Wednesday of a Griggsville man.

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According to Sheriff David Greenwood, the body of 23 year old Nathan Embree was found lying in a ditch in Griggsville Wednesday. An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.

If you have any information that might help in the investigation, especially if you saw Embree walking in Griggsville between 10 a.m. and noon Wednesday, you’re asked to call the Pike County Sheriff’s Office at 217-285-5011.

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