CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago police are looking into the gruesome discovery of a woman’s body in the North Branch of the Chicago River.
Two people found the body in the river near Playlot Park, just west of the 3400 block of North Rockwell Street at 12:14 a.m. Sunday, police said. The location is behind the new DePaul College Prep campus and the former site of the Riverview amusement park.READ MORE: Dixmoor Boil Order Remains In Effect As Crews Continue Work To Identify Source Of Weeklong Water Woes
The woman had been stabbed to death, according to Chicago Police. She had a number of wounds to her face and neck.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Rain Likely Sunday, Breezy Late
Her death is now being treated as a homicide investigation.MORE NEWS: Metra Train Hits Chicago Police Car In Melrose Park
The only details known about the victim are that she seems to be in her 20s and was wearing a black shirt and black jeans.