By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

GLENVIEW, Ill. (CBS) — A 15-year-old boy died after being found stabbed this week in Glenview.

Police were called at 7:07 p.m. Wednesday to the 1200 block of Greenwood Road in Glenview, where they found Elias Valdez, 15, of unincorporated Glenview, lying in a grassy area with a puncture wound to his chest.

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Valdez was taken to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, where he died in surgery, police said.

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Glenview police and the North Regional Major Crimes Task Force were investigating the incident Thursday.

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Anyone with information is asked to call the Glenview Police Department Tipline at (847) 901-6055 or to email

CBS 2 Chicago Staff