CHICAGO (CBS) — Authorities are investigating after fishermen found what may be a dead body in the Lincoln Park Lagoon on the North Side, police said.
Officers were called to the 2200 block of North Stockton Drive at 11:08 a.m. after fishermen reported “the discovery of suspected human remains” in the water, according to Chicago Police.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Illinois; 1-3 Inches Of Snow Possible
Chicago police were notified by a fisherman at the Lincoln Park Lagoon after discovering possible human remains in a duffel bag. Marine divers and detectives responded to the scene and a second bag was discovered with additional remains.
Detectives believe the remains are from the same individual as those found earlier.READ MORE: Chicago Park District Hosts Polar Adventure Days At Northerly Island
This is a continuing death investigation and Detectives are actively looking into missing persons reports for any possible leads.
The Medical Examiner’s office will lead the investigation into the remains.MORE NEWS: Northwestern Medicine Study Gives Clues About How Long COVID-19 Symptoms Can Linger
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