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Man missing since Aug. 14 in Lee County, Illinois found deceased near his residence

Michael Widolff, 64, had been missing since Monday, Aug. 14 in West Brooklyn, Illinois.
Credit: Lee County Sheriff's Office

WEST BROOKLYN, Ill. — Update Sept. 14 at 4 p.m.: On Wednesday, Sept. 13, Widolff was located deceased near his residence. According to the announcement from the Lee County Sheriff's Office, the investigation is ongoing and there is no threat to the public. 

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Michael Widolff, 64, has been missing since Monday, Aug. 14 in West Brooklyn, Illinois, according to the Lee County Sheriff's Office. He was last seen at his residence in the rural town. 

Widolff is 64 years old and 5 feet, 9 inches tall. He weighs around 160 pounds and is known to be someone who likes to spend time outdoors and traveling the area. Widolff also has a pilot's license. 

Any information on Widolff's whereabouts should be sent to the Lee County Sheriff's Office at (815) 284-6631. 

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