ISP investigates death of man found at state park
January 13, 2013
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) - Illinois State Police are continuing a homicide investigation of a man whose body was found at a state park in southwest Illinois.
The body of 32-year-old Byron Perkins of Washington Park was found Friday morning in East St. Louis' Frank Holten State Park. Police say a resident walking through the park found Perkins' body.
Authorities say the body showed some signs of trauma and ruled it a homicide.
Police are asking for the public's help with any information.
State officials say Frank Holten State Park is more than 1,000 acres in St. Clair County.
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