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Dead Body Found In Pond On West Side

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CHICAGO (STMW) – A dead body was found in water Saturday morning at Douglas Park on the West Side.

Police were called to Douglas Park about 11:10 a.m. for reports of a dead body in one of the park’s ponds, police said. The body, found near the 1400 block of South Sacramento Avenue, is of a man, police and fire officials said.

The Chicago Police Marine Unit was still on the scene recovering the body at 2:15 p.m., police said.

Area Central detectives are conducting a non-criminal death investigation, police said Saturday afternoon.

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office confirmed the death but could not provide a name or age Saturday afternoon.

(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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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