State police investigating after man found dead with gunshot wound in car off I-57 in south suburbs

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Friday, March 29, 2024
Police investigating after man found dead in car off I-57
Illinois State Police are investigating after a man was found dead in a car off I-57, near 175th Street, in Country Club Hills Friday.

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A man was found dead with a gunshot wound in a vehicle that was reported to have run off the road in the south suburbs Friday morning, Illinois State Police said.

Troopers responded to a report of a vehicle that had run off the road near northbound Interstate 57, north of 175th Street, in Country Club Hills about 6:20 a.m., police said.

There, they found a deceased man with injuries consistent with a gunshot wound, state police said.

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Police did not provide any additional information about what led up to the man's death or his identity.

Video of the scene showed a car in the brush near Martec International, a transportation parts distribution company.