SHELBY COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) – A body was found Tuesday in Shelby County, according to investigators.

Illinois State Police tell WAND-TV a death investigation is underway near Pana Lake. ISP Zone 5 is leading the investigation and working with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office on the case.

The body discovery happened at a location in Shelby County and near the Christian County border. A family member confirmed with WAND-TV that Michael Ray Eakle - an adult man - was the person found. 

Specific details about how Eakle was found or what happened to them are unknown at this time.

WAND-TV is working to learn more and will update this story as more details are released.