CHICAGO (CBS) — A body was found in a River North parking garage Tuesday morning, after emergency crews responded to a call for a fire.
Shortly before 6 a.m., firefighters responded to reports of a rubbish fire on the 11th floor of a parking garage in the 300 block of North LaSalle Street, according to police and fire officials.READ MORE: Annette Nance-Holt Confirmed As Chicago's First Black Female Fire Commissioner
Police said an unidentified body was found at the scene of the fire.READ MORE: Red Cross Seeking Donations As Blood Shortage Worsens
Investigators blocked off the 11th floor of the garage while they searched a car that was parked near where the body was found.
It’s unclear if the victim owned the car. The victim has not been identified, and the cause of death has not yet been determined.MORE NEWS: CTU: Layoffs Will Hit Hardest Schools On South, West Sides
Area Central detectives and arson detectives were conducting a death investigation.