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Geneva Man, 74, Found Dead On Golf Course

(STMW) -- A longtime Geneva resident was found dead Friday afternoon at a golf course in the western suburb.

John A. Gaines, 74, was found about 1:30 p.m., lying facedown in a creek near the sixth hole of the Geneva Golf Club at 831 South Street, Geneva police said in a release.

Gaines, the husband of Geneva Chamber of Commerce President Jean Gaines, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Authorities are investigating the circumstances leading up to his death, and have not found any indication of foul play or criminal activity, the statement said.

The golf course was not open on Friday, Geneva Police Cmdr. Julie Nash said.

Police and the Kane County Coroner's office are investigating.

 (Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2014. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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