OSWEGO, Ill. (AP) — Authorities are trying to identify the remains of a man found by kayakers in the Fox River.
Doug Bosco says he was “shocked” Saturday when he pulled on a boot that was snagged in debris: There were bones inside.READ MORE: Pfizer Starting Study Of Vaccine Geared Toward Omicron Variant
He and fellow paddler George Stenitzer found more bones and a skull.
They were on the Fox River in Kendall County with a group called the Prairie State Canoeists.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Best Way To Melt All That Ice
Bosco tells The Beacon-News that he regularly participates in river cleanups and figured “something like this would happen.”
He says it “goes with the territory.”
The Kendall County sheriff’s office is investigating with help from experts at Loyola University Medical Center.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Black Ice, Frostbite Risk As Wind Chills Drop Below Zero Tuesday
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