A 21-year-old woman was found dead on a CTA platform in the Loop Saturday morning, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.
A pedestrian spotted the body in the water around 6:35 a.m. near 800 North Lake Shore Drive, between Ohio Street Beach and Oak Street Beach, according to police.
The man — thought to be in his 50s or 60s — was found unresponsive by officers about 12:35 a.m. on the southbound tracks at the Harrison station, police said. Preliminary information indicates he had been trying to retrieve a large ball that fell on the tracks when he hit the electrically charged third rail.
The female found killed in an abandoned Gary, Ind. building Tuesday night has been identified as a 17-year-old girl from Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood.
The male corpse was pulled from the water about two blocks north of Oak Street about 5:40 p.m., according to Fire Media Affairs.
A body was found in the North Branch of the Chicago River on the Northwest Side Monday morning, fire officials said.
The body of a male was discovered about 4 p.m. Thursday in the 1400 block of South Avers, police said. An autopsy came back inconclusive, pending further studies.
A 57-year-old man was found dead shortly after he stabbed two people following a verbal altercation late Thursday in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said.
Lonnie R. Jones, of Joliet, was found in the Des Plaines River in the 700 block of Railroad Street on April 18, according to Joliet police and the Will County coroner’s office. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:15 p.m.
A man was pronounced dead after he was found unresponsive on a CTA train at O’Hare International Airport early Monday.
A citizen discovered the body of a black female in a field near Zurich and Brandon roads in unincorporated Joliet Township, according to the Will County sheriff’s and coroner’s office. Sheriff’s police are investigating the death as a homicide, but a preliminary cause of death was not released by the coroner’s office.
Police were called to Canterbury Park in Crystal Lake around 4:15 p.m. Monday, after a body was discovered with a handgun nearby. Tuesday morning, it was confirmed the victim was that of an 18-year-old student at Crystal Lake Central High School, who had been reported missing 10 days ago.
A person was found dead with blunt force trauma Saturday night in northwest Indiana.
Chicago Police detective have joined the investigation into the death of a Chicago woman found dead Sunday near New Buffalo, Mich.
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.