CASEY, Ill. (AP) – Authorities say a body has been found near Interstate 70 in eastern Illinois.

The Mattoon Journal-Gazette and (Charleston) Times-Courier reports ( ) the body was found Friday afternoon in Casey by employees of the Illinois Department of Transportation. Casey police is say the body was found on a westbound entrance ramp to the interstate.

Casey is roughly 120 miles southeast of Springfield.

Casey police say that the matter has been turned over to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office and Illinois State Police.

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