Dead Body Found in Des Plaines River
Illinois State Police closed the river temporarily for the investigation; no ID yet on the victim.
A dead body was found floating in the Des Plaines River Wednesday afternoon behind the Midwest Generation Plant on Route 6 in Joliet.
Illinois State Police were dispatched to the scene at 12:48 p.m. after a fisherman found the body, according to Illinois State Police Sgt. Bill Fuentes.
The river was closed for the investigation, but has since reopened. No information on the victim was released.
Patch will update this story as more information becomes available.
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