The death of a Crystal Lake man is under investigation after he was found in a wooded area along Wilke Road east of Chicago Avenue in Arlington Heights early Saturday morning. | Photo: Google Street View

Police are investigating after a 49-year-old man from Crystal Lake was found deceased in a wooded area in Arlington Heights over the weekend.

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said the victim was found in the 1500 block of West Palatine Road in Arlington Heights.

Arlington Heights police arrived on the scene around 12:40 a.m. Saturday.

The man was identified on Sunday as Aaron A. Blanchard, 49, of Crystal Lake.

The medical examiner’s office said Blanchard was pronounced dead around 1 a.m. that morning.

He was found in a wooded area off Wilke Road between Chicago Avenue and Yale Avenue.

Arlington Heights police said foul play is not suspected.

The medical examiner’s office has not made a determination regarding Blanchard’s cause and manner of death.

The incident remains under investigation by the Arlington Heights Police Department and Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

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