Decomposed body found floating in Joliet pump house, police say

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Wednesday, July 3, 2024
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JOLIET, Ill. (WLS) -- A decomposed body was found in a south suburban pump house on Tuesday, according to police.

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A group of three men and a woman were "exploring" the US Steel property at 941 Collins Street around 6:47 p.m.

They entered the pump house and found a body floating in four to five feet of water, Joliet police said.

The group immediately called 911.

Joliet Fire officials removed the body of a man, which was "in an advanced stage of decomposition."

The man's identity and cause of death have not been released.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.