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BODY RECOVERED FROM REND LAKE HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED

(08/06/18)rp

The body recovered from Rend Lake, in southern Illinois, last Wednesday, has been identified.

According to the Franklin County Sheriffs Office, in Benton, the deceased male is 83-year-old Robert Drennan, of Ina.

An autopsy was performed on Drennans body, and officials believe that he lost his footing on some rip-rap around the lake, fell and hit his head, causing him to drown in the lake.

Family members reported him missing around 12-noon last Wednesday, and emergency crews found his body around 2:30pm Wednesday afternoon.