Coroner identifies body found behind Springfield shopping center

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SPRINGFIELD - In an update to a story WAND brought you earlier this week, the Sangamon County Coroner has identified the body of a man found behind The Gables shopping center in Springfield.

Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards says the body has been identified as Matthew Lewis, 49.  Lewis was found behind the shopping center on May 4.  Edwards says there are no signs of trauma or foul play, and that blood tests are pending.

The Springfield Police Department and Sangamon County Coroner's Office are investigating Lewis' death.  We will provide more information as it becomes available.



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