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: Chicago Weather: Second Sunday Night Tornado Confirmed; Cool And Clear Monday Night
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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: LIVE UPDATES: 130 Homes Damaged In Tornado In West, Southwest Suburbs As Dangerous Storms Hit Chicago Area Sunday Night
Authorities are checking area police departments for any missing persons. The remains will be tested for DNA.