Body found along Highway 159 near world’s largest Catsup Bottle

COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI)- The body of a man was discovered Wednesday morning in a field near the world famous Catsup Bottle tower in Collinsville. Police are calling the death suspicious. The body was found around 10am in an open field near Illinois 159 and South Morrison Ave.

The initial investigation determined the person to be a white male approximately 20-30 years old. Illinois State Police crime scene investigators were called in. They are currently assisting with the investigation .

Residents who live near the tower who say the news is alarming .

Police say the name of the victim has not yet been determined. The cause of death remains under investigation.