CHICAGO (CBS)– A body pulled from a car in the Little Calumet River Thursday afternoon has been identified as Darris Johnson, who had been missing since Saturday.
The Medical Examiner confirmed the body was 50-year-old Johnson on Friday morning.READ MORE: Buckingham Fountain To Be Turned On Before Memorial Day After Sitting Dry For Over A Year Amid Pandemic
Early Sunday morning, a 9-1-1 caller reported a white car that went into the river at 130th Street. As CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar reported Thursday night, a car with a matching license plate was pulled from the river along with an “unresponsive victim.”
The body was found in the car and had not been identified as of Thursday night.
Darris Johnson,50, last seen Saturday night.
Early Sunday a 911 caller reported a white car went into river on 130th.READ MORE: Deaths Of Wild Swans Found Around Wolf Lake Blamed On Parasites
A search of the river was unsuccessful.
— Charlie De Mar (@CharlieDeMar) July 17, 2020
Police on Tuesday put out a missing persons alert for Darris Johnson, 50, who was missing from the 9300 block of South Peoria Street.MORE NEWS: Firefighters Rescue Person Hanging From Window Of Burning Building In West Pullman
He was last seen leaving a party at 8:15 p.m. that night.