ROCKFORD — The body of a deceased man was found Wednesday along Export Road just north of Simpson Road, Winnebago County sheriff’s police said.


Additional details about the investigation, including the man’s name and the cause and manner of death, are not being released at this time.


An autopsy will be conducted Thursday, according to Winnebago County Coroner Bill Hintz.


Hintz declined to say whether there was any visible trauma to the man’s head or body.


Anyone with information can contact the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Detective Bureau at 815-319-6400 or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.


Ken DeCoster: kdecoster@rrstar.com; @DeCosterKen