CHICAGO, Ill. (WTVO) — The dead body that was stolen from a Rockford funeral home, along with a van, was found in Chicago.
Rockford Police tweeted around 6 p.m. Monday that the body of the deceased African-American man was found in and alley the 8200 block of S. Mainstee Avenue. It was about two miles from where the abandoned van was found.
The man has not been identified, those it is known that he was 47 years old.
According to police, a grey 2012 Chrysler Town & Country van belonging to Collins & Stone Funeral Home, 128 S. 5th Street, containing the body of an adult, was taken on Saturday around 2:19 p.m.
The van was found Sunday in Chicago, in the 1400 block of East 87th Street, but body was missing.
On Monday afternoon, Rockford Police released photos of the suspect in the theft.