Autopsy pending for woman found dead near Metra tracks in Kenilworth

SHARE Autopsy pending for woman found dead near Metra tracks in Kenilworth

Sun-Times file photo

An autopsy for a woman found dead on the Kenilworth station platform of Metra’s Union Pacific North line Friday evening did not immediately rule on her cause and manner of death.

Megan Davy, 58, was found lying on the platform just before 7 p.m. Friday, according to Metra spokesman Tom Miller and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

At about 11:30 p.m. Friday, Kenilworth police said in a statement that the body “had apparently been struck by a train.”

Davy was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:52 p.m., according to the medical examiner’s office. An autopsy Saturday did not rule on Davy’s cause and manner of death pending further studies.

Kenilworth police continue to investigate the incident.

The Latest
A woman driving a Honda SUV northbound in the 10700 block of South Western Avenue tried to make a left turn and was hit by a Chevy SUV, police said.
Police responded to reports of an ongoing sexual assault and found a person allegedly assaulting and beating a 24-year-old woman. The person was arrested and the victim was taken to Trinity Hospital in fair condition for facial injuries.
Forest preserve staff worked with Tinley Park firefighters Saturday to put down a brush fire at Bobolink Meadow Land and Water Reserve, putting the fire out by 5:30, a forest preserve spokesperson said.
Outfielder needs 100 more days to reach the 10-year mark