5 hearts found in downtown Chicago alley determined not to be human, ME says

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Friday, April 19, 2019
Possible human hearts found in Loop alley
Chicago police are conducting an investigation after what appear to be human organs were found in a downtown Chicago alley.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- The medical examiner has concluded that five hearts found in a downtown Chicago alley are not human.

The organs were found behind a building in the first block of East Benton Place. A police source said those organs, found around 9:30 a.m. Friday, appeared to be human.

However, the Cook County medical examiner determined Friday afternoon that they were not. No additional information has been released.