Body Found In Des Plaines River In Joliet

Authorities are investigating after a body was found in the Des Plaines River in Joliet. The discovery of the person in the water was made this morning near the Brandon Road Lock and Dam, when the East Joliet Fire Protection District was called to the scene just before 7:00am this morning. The man’s body was pulled from the water and turned over to the Will County coroner’s office. At this time, the Illinois State Police, who are handling the investigation, have no further information and are hoping to have more by tomorrow.