Recovered Body/kiswaukee River


Winnebago County Sheriff's Police

News Media Release

News Release Number


Information: Recovered Body/Kiswaukee River


Date: April 20,2014

Time: 3:46p.m.

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On Sunday April 20, 2014 at approximately 3:46p.m. Winnebago County Sheriff’s Deputies and other rescue units were sent to the area of the Kiswaukee Gorge Forest Preserve, 4643 Blackhawk Rd. in reference to a body in the Kiswaukee River.


Deputies were met by a man who observed what he thought was a body in the water.


Fire Department personnel were able to recover the body. The body was removed from the river and brought into Atwood Park (New Milford) and turned over to the Winnebago County Coroner’s Office.


The body appears to be a white female.

At this point she is un-identified.


An autopsy will be scheduled by the Coroner’s Office.


Anyone with information on the identity of the female or circumstances of her death is asked to call the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department (815/319-6300) or CrimeStoppers (815/963-7867).



























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