Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

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June 10, 2013

Beecher City man found dead in home

BEECHER CITY — A rural Beecher City man was found dead at his residence by his girlfriend early Saturday.

Thirty-year-old Dustin Burgess was pronounced dead at the scene by Fayette County Coroner Bruce Bowen at 7:58 a.m.

The cause of death remains under investigation at this time, however, the death does not appear to stem from natural causes.

According to the coroner's office, an autopsy was scheduled Sunday with further information to be released at a later date.

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