- Associated Press - Thursday, March 2, 2017

SEWARD, Neb. (AP) - Investigators say they have found a body near Interstate 80 in southeastern Nebraska after searching for a man reported missing by Illinois officials.

The Lincoln Journal Star reports (https://bit.ly/2mjH1DJ ) that officials announced the find Thursday after searching the area in Seward County on Tuesday. The Seward County Sheriff’s Office says a search by Nebraska State Patrol troopers and deputies turned up human remains in a wooded area near the interstate.

State Patrol investigators are investigating. The name of the man found dead has not been released.

An autopsy has been ordered to determine a cause of death.


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