Tests reveal the organ, found at the 1801 Ingalls Ave. store, was from an animal, Coroner Pat O'Neil said.
A heart was found in the parking lot of the Walgreens at Ingalls and Larkin avenues in Joliet Sunday was not human, Coroner Pat O'Neil said. An autopsy conducted Monday indicated the organ, discovered at about 5 p.m. on the east side of the 1801 Ingalls Ave., store, came from an animal, O'Neil said. No further tests were conducted to determine what type of animal, he said. Sign up for our free daily newsletter and breaking news alerts The Joliet Police Department is handling the incident. It's not known whether there were any other items found with the heart or leads on why it may have been left in the parking lot. WANT MORE JOLIET POLICE NEWS?