The Whiteside County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a person whose body was found Friday in the Rock River. 

Authorities said a citizen made the discovery between Erie and Hillsdale. Deputies, along with Prophetstown and Erie fire departments, recovered the body and turned it over to the Whiteside County Coroner Joe McDonald.

The agencies are working on a positive identification.

No other details were available this morning.

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