MADISON COUNTY, Ill. (KSDK) - The man found floating in the water at Horseshoe Lake State Park near Granite City over the weekend has been identified.
Madison County Coroner Stephen P. Nonn says the body of 20-year-old Dakota C. Jones was found shortly before 6 a.m. Sunday by a fisherman. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
An autopsy revealed Jones died of blunt trauma and criminal violence. Nonn is withholding the nature of Jones' injuries. Toxicology tests are pending.
Jones' murder is under investigation by Illinois State Police.