Name of homeless man found dead released - – Rockford’s News Leader

Name of homeless man found dead released


The Winnebago County Coroner's Office has released the name of a homeless man found dead in Downtown Rockford Wednesday. 

The coroner says Raymond Bartosik, 48, was pronounced dead just after 8 a.m. Wednesday morning. Bartosik was found inside tent at a homeless tent camp at 500 S. Winnebago St. 

According to the coroner, Bartosik's cause of death is still pending further studies from a forensic pathologist. 

According to Rockford Police, when officers found Bartosik he was "found severely beaten."

The death is under investigation by the Rockford Police Department. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Rockford Police, 815-966-2900, or Crimestoppers, 815-963-7867.

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