Officers responded to a garage fire in the 6600 block of South Campbell about 11:30 a.m. Monday, police said. After the fire was extinguished, authorities found what appeared to be a dead female. The body was “severely burned” and an autopsy Tuesday was inconclusive.
The body of 60-year-old Joseph Benedetto, of Lake Villa, was recovered from the waters of Stanton Bay off Fox Lake about 9:30 p.m., authorities said.
An elderly Midlothian resident who had been missing since November was found dead this month in a pile of tree branches at a south suburban Oak Forest park, authorities said.
As the citizens of this fine metropolis scurried to the places they needed to go on Tuesday morning, the body of a man, completely severed at the waist, went mostly unnoticed.
The body of a 46-year-old Chicago woman was found outside a burning vehicle Friday morning in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood.
The body pulled from Lake Michigan on Wednesday has been identified as a boater who went missing after falling out of a sailboat near Montrose Harbor on Saturday.
Sheila von Wiese-Mack, 62, was found stuffed in a suitcase, dead from blunt force trauma, outside an upscale resort in Indonesia. Her daughter and her daughter’s boyfriend have been arrested after they allegedly left the suitcase in the trunk of a taxi.
About 2:11 p.m., the body of the 75-year-old woman was pulled from the water off the park near 55th Street.
The decomposed body of a man was found Tuesday in a Rogers Park home three years after his mother’s body was found decomposing in the same residence.
A 23-year-old man was found dead in the attic of a building in west suburban Cicero, after firefighters extinguished a fire early Friday morning.
An autopsy was scheduled for Wednesday on the body of a man that washed up on a beach in Whiting, Indiana. Authorities suspect the body could be the last missing victim of the season’s first fatal boating accident.
Police are investigating a possible homicide after they found the body of a woman Monday in the trunk of a car in a wooded area in Gary, Ind.
A 19-foot Rinker pleasure craft hit a towing vessel hauling six barges on the Cal-Sag Channel near Southwest Highway in Worth Township late Friday night. The smaller boat capsized, and at least three people went into the water.
A body has been found along the Des Plaines River trail in north suburban Lake County, near where a 57-year-old man vanished while riding his bike earlier this month.
A 48-year-old Indiana man was being held on preliminary charge of murder, after a woman’s body was discovered in a freezer inside the home they shared.
The male body was found in a vehicle in the 6300 block of West Strong Street about 7:15 p.m.
Police could not provide further details of how the man ended up in the pond, but said foul play was not suspected.
Nathan Breitling, 28, of the 800 block of Morris Drive in Palatine, was found dead in the alley of the 4200 block of North Kenmore Avenue about 7:15 a.m. Thursday.
A woman whose body was pulled from Lake Michigan off a north suburban beach has been identified as a 32-year-old Lake Forest resident.
Divers have located the body of a male who went into Lake Michigan early Monday. A woman had been rescued in critical condition from the same incident.