Rockford Scanner®: Another Body Recovered From The Rock River

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Update November 14th 2018


UPDATE: On 11/11/2018, at around 11:49 AM, Officers from the Rockford Police Department were dispatched to the 100 block of W State Street(Rock River) in regards to a possible body in the river.  Upon arrival officers located a deceased male, partially in the river on the west bank.   The body was recovered from the river by members of the Rockford Fire Department and a death investigation is currently being conducted.  No signs of traumatic injury were located on male and his cause of death will be determined by the Winnebago County Coroners Office. The identity of the male will be released at a later time after his next of kin are located and notified.

Early this afternoon emergency personnel recovered a body from the Rock River.

Details are minimal right now.

The only information we have is a body has been recovered from the Rock River near the downtown area.

No other details are available at this time


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Rockford Scanner™: BREAKING NEWS: Body Found Near The Airport

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Winnebago County Coroner has identified the body as 58-year-old Randy Wilder. The coroner said he was homeless but from the Rockford area. Autopsy is pending and toxicology will take around 3 weeks.


Around 10 am several emergency personnel were responding to a body found in Rockford.

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Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle In The River, Emergency Personnel On Scene




Sources are reporting a vehicle in the river. 

It happened in Belvidere, at the Kishwaukee River by Appleton. 

Unknown if it is occupied. 

Details are still preliminary

UPDATE: Sources are reporting the vehicle was at  the nearby gas station and the brakes released and it rolled across and into the river, unoccupied.


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Rockford Scanner™: Body Found Near The Airport, Still Developing



Details are minimal right now. 

A body has been found near the Rockford Airport. 

It happened in the area of the Rock River near Airport Drive. 

No other information at this time

Rockford Scanner™: Accident With Injuries in Loves Park

Around 5:20 pm today several emergency personnel were on scene of an accident with injuries in Loves Park. 

It happened in the Northbound lanes of N Second st, near River ln

Unknown on the severity of the injuries. 

A vehicle rear ended another vehicle near this location. 

Traffic is backed up a bit going Northbound, but there is still one lane still open for traffic.