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Body found near Farnsworth Ave.

Kane County Sheriff's Police investigate body found near Waubonsie Creek Farnsworth Avenue.

Kane County Sheriff's Police investigate a body found near Waubonsie Creek and Farnsworth Avenue.

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Updated: March 18, 2013 6:46AM

The Kane County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 56-year-old man whose body was found Friday morning along Farnsworth Avenue near Waubonsee Creek.

Sheriff’s deputies responded to the area — an undeveloped stretch of cornfields and natural area — at around 6:20 a.m. Friday for a report of a body found along Farnsworth Avenue in Aurora Township, between Ogden Avenue and Montgomery Road on the southeast side.

Deputies are classifying the incident as a suicide investigation. The body has been identified as that of a 56-year-old man who lived nearby.

Farnsworth Avenue was closed between Ogden Avenue and Sedona Avenue for about three hours during the investigation Friday morning.

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