Body found in field near Archer Heights funeral home

The body was found near the Szykowny Funeral Home, 4901 S. Archer Ave., Chicago police said.

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Los robos ocurrieron entre las 7:20 y las 8:20 a.m. el jueves, según la policía. | Archivos Sun-Times

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Human remains were found in a field behind a Southwest Side funeral home in the Archer Heights neighborhood on Saturday.

The body of James Conroyd, 63, was found near the Szykowny Funeral Home, 4901 S. Archer Ave., about 6:20 p.m., Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

A cause and manner of death have not yet been determined, according to the medical examiner’s office.

No other information was available.

Area One detectives are investigating.

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