Police: Possible Human Remains Found In Lincoln Park Lagoon

CHICAGO (CBS) — Authorities are investigating after fishermen found what may be a dead body in the Lincoln Park Lagoon on the North Side, police said.

Officers were called to the 2200 block of North Stockton Drive at 11:08 a.m. after fishermen reported “the discovery of suspected human remains” in the water, according to Chicago Police.

Chicago police were notified by a fisherman at the Lincoln Park Lagoon after discovering possible human remains in a duffel bag. Marine divers and detectives responded to the scene and a second bag was discovered with additional remains.

Detectives believe the remains are from the same individual as those found earlier.

This is a continuing death investigation and Detectives are actively looking into missing persons reports for any possible leads.

The Medical Examiner’s office will lead the investigation into the remains.

 (Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2017. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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