UPD: Victim Identified After Remains Discovered in Burned Out Car in Joliet

The Will County Coroner’s Office is reporting the death of John Banda, a 34 year old resident of Joliet, IL. He was pronounced deceased on Saturday, September 26th, 2020 @ 8:17 AM in a burned vehicle in a rear parking lot of a strip mall on the 1500 block of Essington Rd in Joliet. The Joliet Police Department are investigating the incident. An autopsy was performed on Sunday, September 27, 2020. Preliminary autopsy reports are pending further studies. The final cause and manner of death will be determined at a later date pending police, autopsy and toxicological reports.