Cook County Medical Examiner's Office

Officials: Body Found ‘Crushed’ In Pullman Recycling Bin

A man’s body was found “crushed” inside a recycling bin at a facility in the Far South Side Pullman neighborhood.


Lake Michigan Body

Body Pulled From Lake Michigan Near Navy Pier

A body was pulled from the water Friday morning near Navy Pier.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2012

Authorities search a lake in Antioch for a 62-year-old man who was feared drowned Thursday. (CBS)

Drowning Victim’s Body Recovered In Antioch

Divers from Lake and McHenry counties discovered the body at 10:42 a.m. Monday using sonar equipment in 30 feet of water.


Lake Body

Body Pulled From Lake Michigan Near North Avenue

A body was found in Lake Michigan about 30 feet from shore Monday afternoon on the Near North Side.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2012

Chicago River

Body Pulled From Chicago River, Near Wells Street

Police say a body was recovered from the Chicago River near the Wells Street bridge on Friday.


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Dead Man Found At Indiana Dunes

The body of a south suburban teenager was found yesterday on a beach in Indiana, miles from where he disappeared.


Police Tape Around Light Pole (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Woman’s Body Found On Lake Michigan Beach In Indiana

The body of a woman was discovered Friday morning about a mile east of the Indiana Dunes State Park pavilion, Porter County (Ind.) Coroner Chuck Harris said.


Michael Marino's mother is questioning whether he was a victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy. (Chicago Sun-Times)

Judge Orders Body Of Gacy Victim Exhumed

A Cook County judge has ordered that the remains of a boy, identified decades ago as one of John Wayne Gacy’s victims, be exhumed so that his mother can learn whether it’s really her son.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2011

Vacant Lot Body

Woman Found Dead In Vacant Lot Was Strangled

A woman whose body was found in a vacant lot near Washington Park over the weekend was strangled, an autopsy determined on Monday.

CBS Chicago–08/29/2011

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Body Found In Garbage Can On Near West Side

A body was found in a garbage can Monday Morning on the city’s Near West Side.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2011

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Missing Man’s Body Pulled From Lake Near Fox Lake

An autopsy is planned for a man whose body was pulled from a lake near Fox Lake over the weekend, after he was reported missing.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2011

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Man Found Dead On Lakefront Bike Path

The body of an Elgin man was found Monday morning on the lakefront bike path near North Avenue Beach.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2011

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Body In Canal Is Man Who Ran From Crash

A body found in the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal Monday may be that of a man who ran from the scene of a fatal traffic crash last week.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2011

Garage Body

Body Found In Container Identified As Missing Ind. Woman

The body found bound and beaten to death inside a plastic container in the Far South Side Roseland neighborhood has been identified as a missing northwest Indiana woman.

CBS Chicago–06/23/2011

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Body Found In Alley In Logan Square

Chicago police say they’re investigating the discovery of a body in an alley this morning in the Logan Square neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2011

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Body Pulled From River Near Chinatown

A body was pulled from the Chicago River’s South Branch near Chinatown this morning.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2011

Christian Choate (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Dad, Stepmother Charged With Boy’s Murder In Trailer Park

The father and stepmother of a 13-year-old boy whose body was found in a Gary, Ind., trailer park last week have now been charged with the boy’s murder.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2011

Des Plaines River Body

Body In Des Plaines River Was Missing Rolling Meadows Woman

Authorities say a body pulled from the Des Plaines River last week is that of a Rolling Meadows woman who had been reported missing in March.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2011

Des Plaines River Body

Body Found In Flotsam Pile In Des Plaines River

The body of a woman has been pulled from the Des Plaines River in River Grove, police say.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2011

Car In Pond At Harper College

No Foul Play, Mechanical Issues In Woman’s Drowning

Police said neither mechanical issues nor foul play were a factor in the death of a woman whose car plunged into a pond on the Harper College campus in northwest suburban Palatine on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2011