Shortly after 2:00pm today the Sheriff's Dispatch Center received a call from an employee of the Will County Highway Department who stated that while cutting grass along Manhattan-Monee Road they discovered a deceased person. The body was in a ditch along Manhattan-Monee Road, west of Harlem Avenue, in Green Garden Township. The body appears to have been there for some time and cannot be identified.
At this time the Will County Sheriff's Office Crime Scene Investigators are on the scene. The Will County Coroner's Office has been notified. The roadway in that area is closed and will remain closed until deputies have completed their investigation. No further information is available at this time.
If anyone has any information please call the Will County Sheriff's office at 815-727-8575.