Multiple law enforcement agencies are investigating an apparent homicide in Adams County early Thursday morning.

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Adams County Deputies were called to a residence in the Gross Gables Subdivision on Highway 96 shortly after 7 a.m. Thursday on a report of suspicious circumstances.

When the deputy and other officers entered the home to check on the well being of the homeowner, they found the body of the homeowner.

The sheriff's office began a homicide investigation.

Then, shortly before noon Thursday, a 15 year old juvenile was taken into custody in connection with the homicide.

Authorities say the investigation is ongoing by the sheriff's office, with assistance from Quincy Police and the Illinois State Police Crime Scene Unit.

If you have information that you think might help the investigation, contact the Adams County Sheriff's Office at 217-222-9360 or Crime Stoppers at 271-228-4474.

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