Missing Winchester man found dead

A missing Winchester, Illinois, man was found dead in a bean field west of Winchester, according to the Scott County Sheriff.

Sheriff Tom Eddinger said authorities used a drone to locate the body of 20-year-old Lance Ackerman at approximately 6:45 p.m. Tuesday. 

Eddinger said there were no signs of foul play in the death. 

The Winchester Police Department responded to a single vehicle crash on June 24, but was unable to find anyone on scene. The vehicle was registered to Ackerman. 

At the time, officers stated that Ackerman was possibly suicidal and had not made personal contact with any family member or friends. They also said he could be in possession of a firearm. 


Police are looking for a missing Winchester, Illinois, man



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