MACOMB, Ill. (KWQC) - Update: McDonough County Sheriff's office just released more information about the death of a Macomb man.
The sheriff says on November 26th, 2018 around 2:45 p.m. Macomb Police received a missing person report from the family of John Schauble. His family said he was travelling from Canton, Illinois on Sunday, November 25th. They told authorities he had some health problems and suspected he was suffering from Dementia. Police located Schauble's vehicle at a local auto body shop. The vehicle had been towed there by the business. Schauble's cell phone, hat, coat and gloves were all found in the vehicle. An employee of the auto shop then took a detective to the site where they towed the vehicle.
On November 27th, 2018 around 1 p.m. the sheriff's department, Macomb Police and the Illinois State Police went to the area around U.S. Highway 136 and approximately a half mile east of 1800th. They searched the area for an hour and then found Mr. Schauble. He was deceased. At this time, the coroner's office says he died from exposure. More information could come from the coroner's office at a later date.
Original story: The body of a 73-year-old man missing after Sunday's snowstorm has been found according to a Facebook post from the McDonough County, Ill. Sheriff's Office.
The department said John Schauble was last seen leaving Canton for Macomb on Sunday. He was traveling during the blizzard.
Schauble suffered from health issues. It is unclear how he died.
The Sheriff's Office did not say where Schauble was found but said they will be releasing more information at a later day.