Missing Highland Man’s Body Found

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Julius Esmon, 86

CLINTON COUNTY, IL (KTVI)-The body of a elderly man missing from Highland, IL since Wednesday has been found.  Highland Police received a report of a missing and possibly endangered elderly man, Julius Esmon, 86, late Wednesday.  He had last been seen about 2:15pm at a bank.

On Friday, the St. Rose Fire Department was called to the scene of a car stalled in high water outside of Jamestown, IL. The car was identified as Esmon’s . They then located his body south of the vehicle lying in a flooded field.

The Clinton County Sheriff’s Department and Clinton County Coroner’s Office have determined that no foul play was involved in the death.