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Death Investigation

Body found in Hegewisch garage still unidentified

CHICAGO | The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office has yet to release the identity of a man whose dismembered body was found last weekend in a Hegewisch garage.

October 10, 2014 1:46 pm
Dead man discovered in Hegewisch garage

Dead man discovered in Hegewisch garage

CHICAGO| Police are investigating the death of an adult man who was found in a garage in Hegewisch.

October 05, 2014 9:45 pm Photos


Medical examiner unable to determine cause of infant's death

HOMEWOOD | The Cook County medical examiner's office was unable Friday to specify the cause of death for a 3-month-old girl earlier this week.

October 03, 2014 3:41 pm

Gary toddler's death ruled a homicide

GARY | The death of a 22-month-old Gary child Tuesday has been ruled a homicide.

October 01, 2014 11:35 am

Indiana University student dies at sorority house

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana University spokesman says foul play isn't suspected in the death of a 20-year-old student from suburban Chicago at a campus sorority house

August 29, 2014 1:37 pm

South Haven siblings' death appear to be natural

SOUTH HAVEN | The deaths of two siblings in a South Haven apartment appear to be natural.

August 22, 2014 2:04 pm

Officials investigating slaying of man found in Gary

GARY | Officials are investigating the homicide of man found early Thursday in the 6700 block of West 15th Avenue in Gary.

August 21, 2014 4:15 pm
Sheriff's police, coroner's office investigating death

Sheriff's police, coroner's office investigating death

WINFIELD | Lake County sheriff's police and coroner's officials are investigating a death that occurred Wednesday night in the 7500 block of East 117th Avenue in Winfield.

August 20, 2014 9:40 pm Photos


Griffith man charged in union member's death

Griffith man charged in union member's death

CROWN POINT | Jacob Oxley woke up with a headache on Dec. 13. 

August 11, 2014 7:20 pm

Body found washed ashore on Whiting beach

WHITING | Investigators are working to determine if a body found washed ashore Monday night on a Whiting beach is that of a Chicago man missing in Lake Michigan since May.

July 29, 2014 6:41 pm

Man killed by train in Griffith identified

GRIFFITH | The Lake County coroner's office on Tuesday identified a man found dead on railroad tracks south of 45th Avenue in Griffith.

July 29, 2014 5:30 pm Related

Autopsy inconclusive in death of Griffith man, police say

GRIFFITH | Police said Monday they're waiting for more information about why a Griffith man died hours after a fight involving friends.

July 28, 2014 9:11 pm
Police investigating death of person found on railroad tracks

Police investigating death of person found on railroad tracks

GRIFFITH | Police are investigating the death of a person found Monday on CN railroad tracks south of the crossing at 45th Avenue in Griffith, an official said.

July 28, 2014 8:43 pm Photos


Cops investigating Griffith man's death after fight with friends

GRIFFITH | A 41-year-old Griffith man died Sunday morning, hours after a fight among friends, police said.

July 27, 2014 8:30 pm
Body found in trunk in Gary

Body found in trunk in Gary

GARY | The Lake County coroner's office and Gary police on Monday afternoon were investigating after a female body was discovered in the trunk of an abandoned car, officials said.

July 07, 2014 4:31 pm

Man found dead in Gary homicide identified

GARY | A man found dead in a vacant home in Gary last month has been identified with the help of DNA, coroner's office investigators said.

May 28, 2014 11:34 am

Man dies from injuries suffered on job in Chicago Heights

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | A Homewood man died Monday from injuries he suffered while working at a steel tubing plant in Chicago Heights, police said.

May 19, 2014 9:30 pm

Woman found dead in Gary alley

GARY | Gary police are investigating the death of a woman who is believed to have died elsewhere and been left in an alley in the 2500 block of Jefferson Street, officials said.

May 06, 2014 6:45 pm

Chicago man dies after jumping onto Calumet Avenue

HAMMOND | A 46-year-old Chicago man died Tuesday afternoon after jumping from Cline Avenue onto Calumet Avenue, police said. 

March 25, 2014 8:30 pm
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