CASEY, Illinois (WTWO/WAWV) — Illinois State Police are conducting a death investigation after a person was found dead in Casey, Illinois on Thursday.

According to Illinois State Police Trooper Josh Robinson, the Clark County Sheriff’s Department requested the assistance of ISP CDI Zone 8 investigations after a 49-year-old male was found dead in an open field near Route 49 in Casey.

At this time, ISP said it appears to be an isolated incident.

The investigation is active and no additional information is available at this time. Follow for updates.