Police Search Trailer Yard For Body; Nothing Found

(CBS) — Chicago police looked several hours for a body in a wooded trailer yard in the Back of Yards neighborhood after they received a tip Tuesday.

Police were called to the scene around noon Tuesday near 45th and Damen, behind The Yards strip mall.

Some reported to police that a woman’s body was buried in a grassy area, Chicago police spokesperson Anthony Guglielmi said in a tweet.

damen Police Search Trailer Yard For Body; Nothing Found

Chicago police respond to a search for evidence near 45th and Damen, in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. (CBS)

Officers and detectives could be seen going in and out of semi trailers. Several police vehicles were on the scene.

Police announced Tuesday evening that they were concluding the search with no body found. Guglielmi says police are now trying to determine if the incident is a hoax.

 

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