Man Found Dead In Wilmette Was Shot In Head

Police investigating homicide of 20-year-old Colin Nutter

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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. (Published Tuesday, June 4, 2013)

    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.

    Wilmette Teen Describes Finding Dead Body

    [CHI] Wilmette Teen Describes Finding Dead Body
    Samantha Dela Cruz, 16, was walking her dog when it kept sniffing some bushes. That's when she made the horrible discovery. (Published Tuesday, June 4, 2013)

    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.