Police scene

McLean County Coroner Kathy Yoder confirmed the identity of the deceased person found in north Normal following an autopsy Tuesday. 

Alexander Goldman, 52 of Normal has been identified as the deceased. The cause of death and toxicology test results are pending but there is no preliminary data of foul play. 

Goldman was reported missing on Aug. 3. The NPD and McLean County Coroner's office continues to investigate the case. No further information has been released at this time. 

Around 12:30 p.m. Monday, officers from the Normal Police Department responded to a report about a possible body in a wooded area in North Normal near Greenbriar Drive and Hershey Road.

Upon arrival, patrol officers located a body of an unknown person who was deceased. 

Representatives from the coroner's office were also at the scene along with detectives from the NPD.

The individual's death remains under investigation by the NPD and the McLean County Coroner's office. Anyone who traveled through this area recently and believes to have any information regarding this investigation is asked to call the NPD at (309) 454-9535 or (309) 888-5030.

GRACE KINNICUTT is News Editor for The Vidette. She can be contacted at gkinnic@ilstu.edu Follow Kinnicutt on Twitter at @GKinnicutt 

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