Investigation Underway After Body Found in Des Plaines River

An investigation is underway after the discovery of a body in the Des Plaines River found Tuesday afternoon in Joliet. WJOL has been told that multiple jurisdictions were on the scene and authorities currently do not have any information on how the body ended up in the water. The primary agency handling this case will be the Illinois State Police.

The body may have been in the river for some time according to WJOL sources.  Police are looking back for any reports of missing people.