Chicago Police

Body Discovered in South Branch of Chicago River, Police Say

The body was discovered just before 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon

Authorities are investigating after a body was discovered in the south branch of the Chicago River on Sunday afternoon.

According to police, the body was discovered in the water in the 2700 block of South Eleanor Street at approximately 3:46 p.m.

Police say that the body of the unknown man, possibly between the ages of 40 and 50, was discovered by a fisherman in the area.

Area Central Detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the man’s death.

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