Death Near Grand Ridge Investigated

OTTAWA – The identity of the man found dead north of the Vermillion River has been released.  The LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office responded Sunday night around seven to a call about a body between Leonore and Grand Ridge, and Monday afternoon  the LaSalle County Coroner says the body has been identified as 71 year old Thomas J. Schiffbauer, of Streator.  Authorities say the incident is under investigation.