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Body of Bensenville man found near creek in Elmhurst

Updated: December 24, 2012 7:55PM

The body of a Bensenville man was found Monday afternoon along a creek in west suburban Elmhurst.

Russell Winkler, 45, had been dead for more than a day when he was found about 1:20 p.m. Monday along the banks of Salt Creek behind the Diplomat West Banquet Hall at 681 W. North Ave., according to a release from Elmhurst Police.

Elmhurst Police and the DuPage County Sheriff’s office were investigating, but on Monday evening officials had no word on the cause and manner of his death.

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