Metra passenger spots body in Des Plaines River

April 28, 2011 3:18:38 PM PDT
The body of a woman has been recovered from the Des Plaines River in west suburban River Grove.

Investigators say a passenger on a Metra train spotted the body in the water Thursday morning as the train crossed the river.

State police and forest preserve officers are investigating.

Authorities say it appears the woman's body had been in the water for some time.