CHICAGO (CBS) — A body of a unidentified male was found on the Des Plaines river, two days after discovering a human leg near the Lockport locks.
Police were conducting a search Friday and found the body.READ MORE: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Sets Goal To Get 77% Of Eligible Chicagoans Vaccinated By End Of The Year
On Wednesday night, deputies recovered a right leg of an unknown person.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Lakeshore Flood Warning At Indiana Beaches
Workers were assisting a ship through the lock and one of the deck hands on the boat observed a leg floating in the locks nearby.MORE NEWS: Prosecution Continues Closing Arguments In R. Kelly Sex Trafficking Trial
Authorities are checking area police departments for any missing persons. The remains will be tested for DNA.