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Reddick man apparent drowning victim

Kankakee County Sheriff's police report a 61-year-old Reddick man was found dead in a lake outside of his home.

Russell A. Hartkopp was discovered face down in the lake near his home last Thursday afternoon. The man lived in Shannon Shores Mobile Home Park.

Sheriff's police report Hartkopp was found by his son.

Police reported Hartkopp was cleaning a raft while his 41-year-old son worked nearby. The son called police after he realized his father was face down in the water.

Kankakee County Coroner Bob Gessner said toxicology reports are pending An autopsy was completed Friday.

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