Rockford Scanner™: Dead Body Found in Rockford, Still Developing

Sources reporting a dead body has been found in Rockford.

It happened in the area of 1149 Railroad ave, near Carpenters place.

A dead body has been located in a tent near this location.

Still developing, unknown the cause of death.

Emergency personnel investigating.



Rockford Scanner™: Suspect Uses A Crowbar And Severely Beats A Victim in Rockford


Sources reporting an aggravated battery in Rockford.

A suspect beat a victim with a crowbar. Sources are reporting the victim was severely beaten with the crowbar

It happened at an address on S Horace in Rockford.

RPD has yet to release information on this, but sources said the suspect is only described as a black male.

No other information is available at this time.



Rockford Scanner™: Rockford fire department battling an apartment fire, Possible multiple injuries being reported


Around 1 AM the Rockford Fire Department were responding to an apartment fire. It happened in the 800 block of N. Court St. Multi family apartment complex.

There is confirmed smoke in the first floor hallway. Several people are reporting smoke inhalation and several ambulances are en route to the scene. Medical are staging at N Court and Fisher ave.

There is still at least one person inside the building that was going door-to-door that is now on the second floor of the structure and possibly trapped.

This is still developing, check back later for updates

UPDATE: Fire under control at 1:08 am. 2 confirmed victims. Male in his late 20’s and a male in his 60’s. Both have smoke inhalation. 805 North Court Street. Fire is under control in an apartment on the first floor. Heavy smoke was noted throughout the building. Two building occupants transported with non life threatening injuries for smoke inhalation