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Body found along Des Plaines River near Lyons died by own hand

Published: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 4:21 p.m. CDT

A body found along the Des Plaines River on property under the jurisdiction of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago has been ruled a suicide by the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office, according to an MWRD spokeswoman.

The body was discovered at about 5:30 p.m. April 23 and reported to the Lyons Police Department, who handed the investigation over to investigators for the MWRD. 

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