10-18-2014, 06:17 PM #1
IL - Summit, WhtMale 910UMIL, 55-65, in I&M Shipping Canal, Jan'05
Unidentified White Male
The victim was discovered on January 3, 2005 near Summit, Cook Co, Illinois
Estimated age: 50-65 years old
Approximate Height and Weight: 5'9"; 185 lbs.
Distinguishing Characteristics: Balding gray or partially gray hair and a mustache.
Clothing: A brown sweater, blue shirt, dark blue pants, a white T-shirt, and black, size 9, slip on shoes, a gray short sleeved sweater.
The victim was recovered from the Illinois/Michigan Shipping Canal near Summit, Illinois. Metal weights were attached to his body via rope.
It is believed that the victim may have been homeless at the time.
The metal weights stand out to me; was this a suicide?
Last edited by CarlK90245; 10-18-2014 at 06:29 PM.
10-18-2014, 06:21 PM #2
I think either a suicide or a murder. Someone could have pushed him over and tied the weights. But yes, a suicide is more likely.
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I doubt it was suicide. It's the proverbial cement shoes here.
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