On March 20, 2017 around 5:45pm officers of the Rockford Police Department responded to the 200 block of Olive St for a possible body in the river. Upon arrival officers learned that a fisherman had located a body caught in debris along the shoreline. Rockford Fire responded and recovered the body from the river. The body was of an unknown race male.
The investigation is in its initial stage and is on-going. There is no further information at this time.
Around 6:15 pm tonight Rockford Scanner fans are reporting the dive team from the Rockford Fire Department are near the Lombardi club in Rockford. At the time of writing this, it is not yet known what is going on. If you have any information, please contact us.
UPDATE from RS fan: Crime scene tape is up and the Winnebago County Coroner arrived on scene. Reports are saying a fisherman located a dead body