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Body found along Des Plaines River near Lyons

Published: Thursday, April 24, 2014 4:13 p.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 4:24 p.m. CDT

A body was discovered along the Des Plaines Riverbank near I-55 and Portage Woods and was reported to the Lyons Police Department at about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

According to Lyons police, the body was found in an area that is under the jurisdiction of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) and the investigation was handed over to MWRD police.

Allison Fore, spokeswoman for MWRD said in a statement that the matter is still under investigation and no other details were available.

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