Man Found Dead In Wilmette Was Shot In Head

Police investigating homicide of 20-year-old Colin Nutter

Wednesday, Jun 5, 2013  |  Updated 4:32 PM CDT
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Police roped off Colin Nutter's home on Tuesday afternoon, calling it an extension of a crime scene. Christian Farr reports.

Police roped off Colin Nutter's home on Tuesday afternoon, calling it an extension of a crime scene. Christian Farr reports.

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A Highland Park man found dead Monday night in Wilmette was shot in the head, according to the medical examiner's office.

The Wilmette Police Department is investigating the death of Colin Nutter, 20, as a homicide.

A teen walking her dog found Nutter's body in some bushes along Briar Road near the Edens Expressway.

Nutter's neighbors described him as very well-liked in the community.

Police are still looking for the car Nutter was driving that night.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to call the tip line of the North Regional Major Crimes Task Force at 847-853-7580 or the Wilmette Police Department at 847-256-1200.

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