IL: Missing Aurora Hunter Dies After Apparent Accident In Woods

Missing Aurora Hunter Dies After Apparent Accident In Woods: Police | Aurora, IL Patch


An Aurora man died over the weekend after an apparent hunting accident in northwest Illinois, according to police.

Russell P. Ory, 66, was reported missing shortly after 7 p.m. Sunday in the 8300 block of South Massbach Road in rural Elizabeth after he had not been heard from for about three hours, according to the Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Office. Police used a K-9 to find Ory, who was in the woods on the property, below a tree stand after an apparent fall, authorities said.

Ory became unresponsive not long after he was found and was eventually pronounced dead at the scene from his injuries, according to police, who said the incident remains under investigation.


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