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CHICAGO (CBS) — Police recovered the body of a woman with a cinder block around her leg from the North Branch of the Chicago River off Goose Island Sunday morning.

Around 10:15 a.m. in the 1100 block of North Cherry Avenue, police found the 18-year-old victim and pulled her from the water, according to the Chicago Police Department.

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She was unresponsive and declared dead at 11:22 a.m.

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Police would not confirm the woman was found with a cinder block tied to her leg, but a CBS 2 photographer witnessed the body’s removal from the water and saw the block.

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Area Three detectives are investigating.

Source: CBS Chicago

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