The Will County Coroners Office has positivily identified the body that was discovered in the burning vehicle in unicorporated Joliet Township around midnight on July 14, 2016. The body has been identified through dental records as Joseph M Jaquez, 31 of Claim Street, Aurora, IL. and the family has been notified.
The Will County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate this as a homicide and is following up on all possible leads. If anyone has any information as to the where abouts of Joseph Jaquez leading up to this incident, or had possibly seen or heard anything during that time frame, the Will County Sheriff's Office asks that you please contact the Investigations Division at 815-727-8574