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Coroner investigates death in St. Elmo, asks for public’s help

Fayette County Coroner Dave Harris is seeking more information about a recent death in St. Elmo.

Ryan Tillman, 41, was found dead on Tuesday afternoon. He was discovered on the upper deck of an abandoned apartment complex at 303 N. Pine Street in St. Elmo. An autopsy is scheduled for Friday morning at St. Anthony’s Hospital.

Relatives from Georgia and Florida have been contacted, but Harris said more “information on
Tillman’s recent whereabouts would be appreciated.”

Anyone with knowledge about Tillman is asked to contact the Fayette County Coroner’s Office, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office or the St. Elmo Police Department. The investigation is ongoing, and no other information is being released at this time.