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Body of missing person found near Libertyville

LIBERTYVILLE — The Jefferson County Attorney’s Office issued a missing person alert for a Keota man whose body was discovered a few hours later near Libertyville.

The missing person was 39-year-old Brian Patrick Cave, who was reported missing on the morning of Thursday, May 14. Cave had last been seen in the Libertyville area on the afternoon of Monday, May 11. Family members reported him missing, who said he might have been in need of medical attention.

Jefferson County Attorney Chauncey Moulding said that, while the cause of death is under investigation, initial findings have not raised any indication of foul play.

“The office of the State Medical Examiner should produce a more detailed report at a later date,” Moulding said.