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Dead Man Found in Pankey Creek in Harrisburg Wednesday

HARRISBURG – A death investigation is underway in Harrisburg.

According to a post on the Harrisburg Police Department’s Facebook page, officers responded to Pankey Creek at East Sloan Street where they found a white man in the creek dead Wednesday afternoon.

Illinois State Police Crime Scene Investigators arrived and processed the scene. No further information is being released at this time.

The Illinois State Police Criminal Investigators are leading the investigation.

The Harrisburg Fire Department, Deaconess EMS, Illinois State Police Crime Scene Investigators, Saline County Sheriff’s Department, Eldorado Police Department, and the Saline County Coroner’s Office assisted at the scene.

Anyone with information should call Illinois State Police at 618-542-1487 or the Saline County Sheriff’s Department at 618-252-8661.