Body found at demolition site of landmark Illinois motel

MARION — Marion Police along with the Williamson County Coroner’s Office and Illinois State Police Crime Scene Investigations are currently investigating the discovered remains of a dead body located at the current demolition site of the Motel Marion on Main Street Tuesday.

Police say the condition of the remains has not allowed investigators to identify the sex, race or approximate age of the deceased. More information will follow pending the completion of the autopsy.

Demolition of the 80-year-old motel and campground was completed last week.