Anyone with information regarding the incident is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police shift commander at (815)987-5824 or CrimeStoppers at (815)963-7867.
ROCKFORD - Police investigate what could become the city's first murder of 2014.
Police received a call at 4am of a body found near the intersection of Kent St and Ferguson. We'll bring you the very latest as it develops. Police say the victim is a male Hispanic approximately 30 years old. An autopsy is scheduled to happen Thursday.
For now, authorities are calling it a death investigation. We'll have more on this story coming up on Eyewitness News at 5.