Human remains discovered

Published 08/23 2012 01:41PM

Updated 09/07 2012 07:47PM

RANTOUL -- Police recovered human remains after sifting through debris of an arson fire from last month. Wednesday, investigators noticed a foul odor coming from the fire scene at the 1200-block of Cypress Lane. They found the remains buried within the structure.

An autopsy was done, but could only determine the remains are those of a man. Detectives continue to work to identify the victim. No cause of death at this time.
21-year old Brandon Young is accused of setting the fire. The Champaign County States Attorney's Office is reviewing the case. Police are searching for a 2nd suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to call police.

Rantoul Police

(217) 892 - 2103

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