October 17, 2016: This morning Will County Communications received a call from a citizen who reported an abandoned vehicle on Rosalind Avenue, west of Farrell Road, Joliet Township. Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene where a 2004 GMC Envoy was located. Upon a search of the vehicle deputies discovered a deceased person in the back of the vehicle. The unidentified individual is believed to be a male subject. The Will County Coroner’s Office took possession of the body and will perform an autopsy later today.
At this preliminary stage of the case it is being considered a death investigation. Additional information will be released as further evidence is processed.
We are asking the public if they know anything about this incident or if anyone saw anything suspicious in this area to please notify the Will County Sheriff’s Office at 815-727-8575. -end-