Franklin County authorities investigating suspicious death

FRANKLIN COUNTY — An autopsy is set for Monday on the body of Christopher man who died Sunday at his home in Christopher.

Franklin County Coroner Marty Leffler says Christopher Police were called out just before 4 Sunday morning to a home on Egyptian Drive regarding a person needing a psychiatric evaluation.

After police went inside the home to secure it, 51-year-old Steven C. Berkley was taken by ambulance to Franklin Hospital where he died at 5:14 a.m.

Illinois State Police were called into investigate this case. Details about this case are not available at this time.