Body found near I-290 on Near West Side

The body of a male was found in a grassy area near a bridge support off I-290 near Ogden Avenue.

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A dead body was found on the Near West Side.

A dead body was found June 6, 2020, near I-290 on the Near West Side.

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Authorities are investigating after a dead body was found over the weekend near I-290 on the Near West Side.

The body of a male “who appeared to be deceased for an undeterminable amount of time” was found about 2:16 p.m. June 6 in a grassy area near a bridge support off I-290 near Ogden Avenue, Illinois State Police said.

Autopsy results are pending, but preliminary reports indicate the male was not involved in a crash, state police said.

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

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