UPDATE: Police have arrested 26-year-old Nickles Parks for the murder of Jamie Stephens. He is charged with robbery, murder, and trying to conceal a homicide.
NOTE: Winnebago County Sheriff Office (Or any local police departments) RARELY releases any press releases, so do not expect an update on this story. Sorry, but this is what happens when they encrypted.
UPDATE: Winnebago County Coroner’s Office said Jamie Stephens, passed away from several gunshot wounds.
Winnebago County Coroner confirmed it is the missing man.
He is 31-year-old Jamie Stephens, of Rockford
Sources said this is a fully clothed male victim and it is a homicide scene. The body was intentionally placed along the roadway. Police are canvassing the area and asking neighbors if they have saw anything. The body was on Knapp just East of Oliver.
Sources are reporting a serious stabbing incident
Stabbing victim reported near Knapp and Oliver Road.
That is up near the Shirland/Rockton area.
Reports of a stabbing victim in the ditch.
Unconfirmed reports are saying this is possibly a fatality.
UPDATE: Middle aged woman has been found in the river. A family fishing nearby spotted the body and called police. The womans body has not been in the river to long and the Winnebago County Coroners office hopes to have the identity by this afternoon. Sources said it is possibly a reported missing woman.
We will post updates as they become available.
Confirmed dead body. Emergency personnel are recovering a dead body from the Rock River. No other information at this time.
Several sources reporting a scene on 20, between 11th st and S Main.
Numerous police officers, crime scene unit, Winnebago County Coroner’s office, etc… are all on scene.
We been told that it was a body found near the bridge.
They do have one lane of traffic blocked off in the area, so expect traffic delays.
As you know, details are minimal due to the encryption.