Shelby County Sheriff announces identity of body found in Lake Shelbyville


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SHELBYVILLE, Ill. (WCIA) — The Shelby County Sheriff announced Wednesday that the body pulled from Lake Shelbyville on Tuesday was identified as Nathan Tipsword.

According to officials, the 32-year-old Mattoon man was last seen leaving a campsite at Lithia Springs Campground on Friday afternoon. His family immediately reported the missing and a search for the entire wooded area near that campsite was conducted.

The Shelby County Sheriff said his family have been notified.

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