On Saturday, August 7, 2021, the Highland Police Department responded to a residence in Highland in reference to the discovery of an unattended death. Through the course of the investigation that included Highland Police Department, the Coroner’s office and the Illinois State Police Crime Scene Unit, it was determined there was no foul play suspected.
On Sunday, August 8, 2021, Officers from the Highland Police Department assisted the Madison County Sheriff’s Department with the investigation of another unattended death. This unattended death occurred outside of the city limits of Highland. Madison County Sheriff’s Department is in charge of the investigation.