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27-year-old identified in Fairfield death investigation

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Published: Mar. 12, 2022 at 5:30 PM CST|Updated: Mar. 14, 2022 at 9:06 AM CDT
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FAIRFIELD, Ill. (WFIE) - Illinois State Police are conducting a death investigation in Wayne County.

Troopers say a 27-year-old man was found dead near the 600 block of Southeast Fourth Street in Fairfield around 8 a.m. Saturday.

Officials identified the man as Trask C. Smith.

Trask C. Smith
Trask C. Smith(Johnson and Vaughn Funeral Home)

The cause of death is unknown at this time.

State troopers say these details will be released by the Wayne County Coroner’s Office following an autopsy.

Funeral services for Smith will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 18 at the Johnson & Vaughn Funeral Home in Fairfield.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.

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