Body found at demolition site in Marion, Ill. identified

Published: Jun. 8, 2021 at 4:20 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 11, 2021 at 8:18 AM CDT
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MARION, Ill. (KFVS) - A body found at a demolition site in Marion has been identified.

Marion police say the body was identified as 51-year-old Russell W. Bozarth, of Marion.

They said the coroner’s findings indicate that foul play is not suspected.

His body was found on Tuesday, June 8 at the current demolition site of the Motel Marion.

According to the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System, Bozarth was last seen on December 7, 2020 and reported missing.

Williamson County Coroner’s Office and the Illinois State Police Crime Scene Investigations also helped with the investigation..

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