Coroner identifies man found at bottom of pool

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RANTOUL, Ill. (WAND) - The Champaign County Coroner has released the name of a man found at the bottom of a hotel swimming pool in Rantoul Monday evening.

Coroner Duane Northrup says Russell B. Conley, Jr., 68, was pronounced dead at Presence Covenant Medical Center's Emergency Room at 6:25 p.m.  Northrup says preliminary autopsy results did not reveal any evidence of trauma or drowning, and that Conley's death appears to be the result of natural causes due to health-related issues.  A final cause of death is pending further investigation and toxicology results.

Authorities say foul play is not suspected.  The investigation into Conley's death is ongoing.

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