Unidentified Body

Carmelita Johnson went missing in January 2010. (CBS)

Family Sues After Woman’s Body Left At Morgue For 14 Months

A woman’s body sat unidentified in the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office for 14 months, despite the best efforts of the family to identify her. Now, the family has filed suit against the county, alleging that morgue personnel stymied their attempts to find and identify her.

WBBM Newsradio–02/08/2012

A grave maker of one of John Wayne Gacy's unknown victims. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

About 70 Families Asking If Their Loved Ones Are Gacy Victims

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says dozens of families have come forward in an effort to identify the remaining victims of serial killer John Wayne Gacy.


Computer generated image of "DuPage Johnny Doe". (CBS)

5 Years Later, ‘DuPage Johnny Doe’ A Mystery

Five years after his body was found stuffed in a bag in a field, “DuPage Johnny Doe” remains unidentified.

WBBM Newsradio–10/07/2010