Body Found In Keith Creek Went Missing After Last Week’s Flood
On Monday Winnebago County Coroner's office responded to a call involving a body in Keith Creek at 8th Street and 7th Avenue. According to Eyewitness News, the body was so decomposed the sexual identity couldn't initially be determined. However, authorities have released the name of the victim, 41-year-old Jose Vazquez. Vazquez was last seen during the flooding on Charles Street on June 18th, according to WREX.
Although it isn't confirmed that Jose Vazquez was washed away in that devastating flood, the fact that is the flow of water was strong enough to flip a car is frightening. It's an important reminder to away be aware of your surrounding - it could save your life.