Body pulled from Des Plaines River near Joliet

Officers responded about 7:30 a.m. to the area of the 23000 block of South Youngs Road and located the body in the water, Joliet police said.

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A body was found in the Des Plaines River April 13, 2021, near suburban Joliet.

A body was found in the Des Plaines River April 13, 2021, near suburban Joliet.

Sun-Times file

A dead body was pulled from the Des Plaines River Tuesday near suburban Joliet.

Officers responded about 7:30 a.m. to the area of the 23000 block of South Youngs Road and located the body in the water, Joliet police said.

The body was removed from the river by the Joliet Fire Department, police said.

The Will County coroner’s office hasn’t released details on the death.

Joliet police are investigating.

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