Rockford Scanner™: Body Recovered From The Rock River

Rockford Scanner


Around 2 pm today emergency personnel were responding to a body in the Rock River. 

A body was approx. 20 feet from the shoreline in the area of Centerway st bridge in Janesville. 

The victim is an older male, approx. 65 years old or older. 

Autopsy is scheduled for tomm.  




Rockford Scanner™: Male On The Ground Near Dam, Possible Dead




Around 5 am this morning, a source was reporting a body at the Fordham Dam in downtown Rockford. 

The male victim was near the entrance to the dam on the west side of the river. 

The male was laying on the ground. The source said it appeared the man was deceased. 

Emergency personnel were dispatched to the scene. 

Still developing






Rockford Scanner™: RS Fans Reporting Police Scene At Belvidere Park, Still Developing


UPDATE: Around 7 PM a person located a body near the dam and called emergency personnel.  Police have not identified the body or the cause of death at this time. Police do plan on releasing more info later on


Several sources are reporting there is a very large police presence at a scene in Boone County. 

Police have crime scene tape up in the area of the dam at Belvidere Park. 

Unconfirmed reports are saying a body may have been recovered. 

We will post updates as they become available