‘Foul play’ suspected in death of man found in Calumet River: state police

The body of 35-year-old Carl Gordon was found June 18 in Blue Island.

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A man was shot dead Dec. 21, 2020, in Bridgeport.

A body was pulled from the Calumet River June 18, 2020, in Blue Island.

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Authorities are investigating after the body of a Belvedere man was found in the Calumet River last week in Blue Island.

Blue Island Police contacted state police about 8 p.m. June 18 after the body of 35-year-old Carl Gordon was found in the river, Illinois State Police said in a statement.

“We can confirm foul play is suspected” in the man’s death, state police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Illinois State Police at 847-294-4400.

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