Body Pulled From Chicago River at Wabash Avenue: Police

Chicago firefighters stand near a fire truck after a rescue effort was launched Sunday near the Chicago River
NBC 5's Doug Webber

A body was pulled from the Chicago River near the Loop, police said.

Crews responded to reports of a person in the water about 1:22 p.m. near the Riverwalk and Wabash Avenue and discovered the person unresponsive in the river, Chicago police said.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office hasn’t released details on the death.

It wasn’t immediately clear how the person ended up in the water.

Detectives were conducting a death investigation.

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