Possible body of missing Chester, IL man found

Chester police searching for missing man who left home without medication

CHESTER, IL (KFVS) - Police in Chester, Illinois believe they may have found the body of a missing Chester man.

According to Chester Police Department, at 5:02 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19, a red 2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse was recovered from the water in a flooded field near Horse Island Chute in Missouri.

The vehicle had been fully submerged in approximately 8 feet of water.

A body was recovered from the drivers seat of the vehicle, who police believe is 25-year-old Bradley Eggemeyer.

All further investigation is being by the Missouri State Highway Patrol and the Perry County Coroner’s Office.

Eggemeyer missing on Oct. 16 and was last seen at 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

He was last seen driving a Red 2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse with Illinois Plate AE51920.

Police and fire officials along with the City of Chester are cooperating in this effort to help the Eggemeyer family.

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