Firefighters discovered the body in the doorway of the vacant building in the 1800 block of Pennsylvania Street in Gary as they were extinguishing the blaze a few minutes after midnight.
The person — thought to be in his 50s — was discovered near the 2900 block of North Milwaukee Avenue at 11:55 p.m.
A Cook County SWAP team, comprised of people sentenced to community service, discovered the body while cleaning the forest preserve in the 6200 block of River Road in Rosemont.
Police did not know the man’s exact age, only saying he was an adult. Area Central detectives are conducting a death investigation.
Ameriah Roberson was assaulted and died from trauma to her head, authorities said.
A body found wrapped earlier this week in a drain pipe, wrapped in plastic, is that of a Morgan Park woman who disappeared in 2011, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office confirms.
The 36-year-old was found lying between two parked vehicles in the 8300 block of South Brandon Avenue. He was initially thought to have been killed in a hit-and-run, police said, but his cause of death has not yet been determined.
McHenry County Sheriff’s police said they were notified at about 7:15 a.m. that a driver had spotted a body in the snow along the 11500 block of Hemmer Road in unincorporated McHenry County near Huntley.
Police spokeswoman Sophia Ansari said the body was found about 2 p.m. in the forest preserve, along the 8900 block of Western Avenue.
A land surveyor discovered the victim, a male of unknown age, apparently frozen to death, in a vacant lot in the 1000 block of Windham Parkway.
Devin G. Blakely, 20, was found dead by friends in a waterway about 2:45 p.m. Thursday in the 10000 block of Duffy Road in Waterman, according to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s office.
The Cook County Sheriff’s office is investigating, but could not immediately say whether foul play was involved.
The day after the remains were found, federal authorities in Las Vegas took William J. Ross into custody.
A citizen attempting to use the restroom at the station, at 1438 W. 63rd St., found the man unresponsive about 6:30 a.m. Thursday.
A police officer patrolling in Midtown on Monday saw the charred, metal shell left at the dead-end of a block of vacant, burned-out homes and overgrown, weedy lots in Gary.
Police in Kenosha, Wis., have been questioning a man in connection with the death of a woman whose body was found in a car trunk in the South Loop on Sunday.
A resident of the area found the body at 9:23 a.m. in the river in the 2600 block of South Ashland Avenue.
The body that investigators believe is a missing suburban man has been located, according to a release from the Lake County State’s attorney.
A landscaper working near Illinois Route 59 and Hawthorne Lane flagged down a West Chicago police officer Thursday afternoon, when he found a car off the road. A partially decomposed body was near the car.
Described by a family friend as “a jack of all trades,” and a lover of water sports – from jet skiing to boating – 47-year-old Dave Azooz spent a lot of time on Lake Marie, just outside Antioch.