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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Ihaveaname August 30, 2012 at 05:47 PM
Naperville police asked the public for help yesterday, in search for a missing woman. A 58 yr old woman named Eileen Piskorek was reported missing and they had some concerns about her and asked for public help. She was last known to be in Channahon, according to the report, because he bank card was just recently used there. Interestingly enough, she was in the news before as he ex husband, his girlfriend and the girlfriend's son pleaded guilty to plotting to murder her in '92. They are all out of jail now (be it 5 years ago, but still....). Seems pretty weird and most likely to be her.
o August 30, 2012 at 06:36 PM
Eileen has been found it was in the news today - she is fine.
Ihaveaname August 30, 2012 at 06:41 PM
Oh! Well thank you very much. That's good news. I'm sure that puts to rest some MAJOR worries for one family. Can't imagine how the families who have missing relatives in the area are feeling....
charlies angel August 31, 2012 at 12:40 AM
Stephane, in this heat we have been having? Frozen i think not, unless someone hid it in a freezer. Hope it's not the lady that they were looking for for the other day with the blotchy face. That's the only missing person i saw in the papers lately.
charlies angel August 31, 2012 at 12:41 AM
oh ok, good news, I just read they found eileen woman.


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