Stolen Rockford funeral home van found; body found in Chicago
Rockford police have released an image of the suspect.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WMTV) – A funeral van that was reported stolen in Rockford over the weekend has been found, with the body that was in it at the time being found Monday in Chicago.
The Rockford Police Department explained in an update the van was taken from Collins & Stone Funeral Home on Saturday and immediately left town. It was found the next day, on Chicago’s south side. However, the body of an adult man that was inside the van was not still there.
According to NBC5 Chicago, the body was located Monday on the city’s far south side.
In a tweet Monday afternoon, the police department released four pictures of a possible suspect in the case.
The police department’s investigation remains ongoing, and its officers are working with fellow law enforcement agencies on the search. RFD has started a tweet thread about the case (below) and it will be updated with any new information as it comes.
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