Autopsy inconclusive for body found in Chicago River

SHARE Autopsy inconclusive for body found in Chicago River
SHARE Autopsy inconclusive for body found in Chicago River

An autopsy Tuesday was inconclusive for a body found in the Chicago River in the North Center neighborhood on the North Side.

The Chicago Fire Department’s Marine Unit responded about 8:30 a.m. Monday near the 2900 block of North Oakley, police said.

The body, a white male of unknown age, is thought to have been in the water for some time and remained unidentified as of Tuesday afternoon, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

An autopsy Tuesday was inconclusive, and the cause and manner of death are pending a police investigation.

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