clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Body pulled from Chicago River at Michigan Avenue

Officers pulled out the body of a 26-year-old man, who was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Chicago police officers will increase their patrol of DUI drivers the night of Oct. 18, 2019, in Albany Park.
The body of a 26-year-old man was pulled from the Chicago River downtown on Sept. 3, 2019.
File photo

A body was recovered Tuesday from the Chicago River near Michigan Avenue.

The Chicago Police Marine Unit responded about 1:50 p.m. to the call of an unresponsive person in the water under the Michigan Avenue bridge near Wacker Drive, Chicago police said.

Officers pulled out the body of a 26-year-old man, who was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. It was unclear how long the body had been in the water.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office said Wednesday that autopsy results were pending.