Fayette County Coroner Bruce Bowen says he is investigating a suspicious death. Coroner Bowen says the suspicious death occurred in the Illinois Route 185 area in rural Brownstown. Bowen says the individual is 56 year old James Skinner. Bowen says he pronounced Skinner dead at his residence at 5:24 pm on Sunday evening. Bowen says an autopsy was conducted yesterday evening and he is still waiting for more information on the matter.
We hope to have more information as this story continues to develop.