Authorities have identified a body found on Thursday afternoon in Granite City.  50-year-old James Marchioro of Mascoutah was found in a lagoon or ditch near Illinois Route 3 and St. Thomas Road, not far from Chain of Rocks Road.  He had been living at the nearby Chestnutt Health Systems facility.


The Madison County Coroner’s Office says an autopsy failed to reveal a conclusive cause of death, although there was no overt evidence of violence or foul play.  Marchioro was reported missing by his family on Sunday.


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