On July 10, 2017 shortly before 1:00pm, Rockford Police and Fire Departments were sent to the 1800 block of 20th St to check the welfare of a male who was slumped over in the drivers seat of a vehicle. Officers located a male in his forties who was pronounced deceased on scene. At this time, nothing appears suspicious about this death. The Rockford Police Department is conducting a death investigation. No further information is being released at this time.
” Around 1:15 pm today, police have found a dead body in a vehicle on 20th st near 17th ave.
The vehicle is grey in color. Police have a sheet over the drivers door.
The police going door to door trying to find info.”
This is still developing
Update from a neighbor: It is a vehicle that appears to be a SUV. Police have the roadway blocked off while investigating. Please avoid the area for awhile.