On Monday, June 25th, 2018, shortly after 4:30 p.m. patrol officers and detectives from the Rockford Police Department responded to the 1200 block of 7th Avenue in reference to a found body. When they arrived, officers located the body of an unknown male in the creek adjacent to that location. Members of the Rockford Fire Department and Winnebago County Coroner’s Office assisted with the removal of the body.
Detectives are conducting a follow-up investigation into the incident. At this time no foul play is suspected. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Investigations Bureau (779-500-6551) or Crime Stoppers (815-963-7867).
No further details are available at this time.
The Winnebago County Coroners office has confirmed a body has been recovered near this location. Check back later for updates.
Details are minimal due to the encryption.
Around 4:50 pm today emergency personnel were dispatched for a dead body in a creek.
It happened in the area of 8th st and 7th ave.
Reports of a dead body in the creek.
According to Google Maps, the Kent Creek runs nearby this location.
Sources reporting this might be the body of a missing man. Not confirmed. A woman on scene was being treated by medical personnel. Emergency personnel are using chainsaws to free the body from the debris. Still developing.