Breaking: Body Pulled from Des Plaines Near 1st and Washington

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Friday, May 12, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews || UPDATED: 5:45 p.m. 

According to a CBS Local report, “A dead body was discovered in the Des Plaines River Friday as work clews cleaned debris along a bridge, Illinois State Police said.”

The report noted that the body, which has not been identified, was discovered at around 1 p.m. at “near Washington Street and First Avenue.”

The state police said in a press release that divers from fire departments in the area were working in the afternoon to remove the body from the river.

This case is currently under investigation. Maywood Police Chief Valdimir Talley said that his department is not involved in the investigation. VFP

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