Police: Man Found In Pond Was Strangled
The Cook County Sheriff is investigating the murder of a man found Wednesday in a pond near Barrington.
The man who was found in a pond near Barrington Wednesday was strangled to death, officials said.
The Cook County Sheriff's Department identified the man as David P. Campbell of Waukegan. The Cook County Forest Preserve referred inquiries into the homicide to the sheriff's department.
A passerby saw Campbell, who is in his late 20s, about 9 a.m. Wednesday as the person was walking near Penny Road Pond on forest preserve property. The body was nude and investigators could not find identification at the scene.
Penny Road Pond is located near Old Sutton Road and Penny Road.
A spokesperson with the sheriff's department said there were indications that the body had not been in the bond for an extensive period of time.
Police said the investigation was continuing and had no further information to release as of Thursday afternoon.