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Jeff Bonty

WATSEKA — Iroquois County Coroner Bill Cheatum identified the man found dead in his home on Sunday as 37-year-old Daniel J. Gutierrez, of Watseka.

Cheatum said the investigation continues, and they are awaiting toxicology reports. Cheatum is working with Watseka police and Illinois State Police.

Investigators were called to a home in the 200 block of North Eighth Street. Gutierrez was found laying on the floor and unresponsive by police.

A neighbor checked on the man when they had not seen him during the weekend. They contacted the man’s family, who then called police.

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