We are getting several reports of several emergency personnel near the river near the overpass looking into the Kishwaukee river. Sources said police officers were flying fast to get to the scene and almost caused a couple of accidents while en route. We have been told there is a body in the river.
As you know the police are encrypted and have not confirmed anything, and rarely do they provide any information to the public since encrypting, so do not expect any updates.
Sources are reporting a death investigation in Rockford.
It happened shortly before 11 PM and the 3500 block of Teal Lane. That is located near West Riverside and Rockton.
Sources are reporting there is a dead body near this location and several police officers, and emergency personnel are on scene. The cause of the death is under investigation. Sources said the death may possibly be suspicious in nature. But as you know, nothing is confirmed at this time. Rockford Police Department has yet to release any information.
Update: After we posted this a source contacted us and said that it is an elderly woman victim.
Also, shortly after we posted this there was another death investigation on island ave in Rockford. No details on this scene at the time of writing this.
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.