CHICAGO (CBS) — A man’s body was pulled from the North Branch of the Chicago River Thursday morning.
A resident of the Avondale neighborhood was walking his dog near Roscoe Street and California Avenue around 7 a.m. Thursday, when he saw what appeared to be a body in the water, police said.READ MORE: Lake County Deputies Search For 2 Men In Armed Robbery At Grayslake Gas Station
The man picked up his cell phone and called 911, and police and fire crews came to the scene.READ MORE: Ed’s Driveway: Toyota Sienna
Police Marine Unit officers and Fire Department rescuers pulled the body from the water, which was believed to be that of a man in his early 40s.
The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office did not immediately have additional details.MORE NEWS: 17-Year-Old Boy Shot, Killed In Gresham Neighborhood
The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.