FREEPORT — A 62-year-old Freeport man whose body was found in the Pecatonica River about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday has been identified as David Rose, police said Thursday.
Lt. Andrew Schroeder of the Freeport Police Department said the Stephenson County Coroner determined Rose died from drowning. Foul play is not suspected, Schroeder said.
"There's nothing suspicious," he said. Police were called to the 200 block of East Stephenson Street, also known as Tutty's Crossing park.
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