Body Found in Monticello


Monticello IL – Thursday morning Monticello police found a man dead on a building near the towns square. Daniel P. Dighton, 53 of Monticello died of natural causes.

Police were called to the Piatt County Annex building at the corner of Marion and State streets around 7:30 am on Thursday. They found a man on the steps leaning against a doorway who was dead.

The area of the scene was blocked and help was brought in from the Illinois State Police crime scene technicians to inspect the area.

Dighton was pronounced dead at 7:50 am, and police have not released any other information explain why Dighton was at the building.

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