Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Vance Nwankwo's body was found Nov. 9 in a pond near his home.
The cause of death for Vance Nwankwo of South Barrington is still undetermined two-and-a-half weeks after his body was found. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said Nwankwo’s autopsy results are pending toxicology. Toxicology results typically take six to eight weeks to come in. The 25-year-old went missing after leaving a Schaumburg nightclub on Oct. 30. His body was found in a pond near his home on Nov. 9. South Barrington Police told ABC7 that foul play is not suspected, but family and friends of Nwankwo question the validity of that statement. “No one can say there is no evidence of foul play until the investigation has been completed,” said Vance’s uncle who is a Chicago Police Officer. Stay tuned to Barrington Patch for …
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
The nude body of a man was found partially submerged in a pond near South Barrington.
The nude body of a black man believed to be in his early 20s was found partially submerged in a Cook County Forest Preserve pond near South Barrington. Mike Truppa, a spokesman for the forest preserve, said the body was found by a person who was walking in the forest preserve at about 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 6. The body was found in Penny Road Pond, near Old Sutton Road and Penny Road. The pond is located in Penny Lake Grove. Truppa said no identification was found on or near the body. The body was lying half-in and and half-out of the water, Truppa said. Truppa said no cause of death has been established and the case has been referred to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office.
Thursday, April 14, 2011
A high-speed chase went through several suburbs and Harper College's parking lot this morning.
A man reportedly wanted for questioning in a death investigation was pursued through several suburbs including Palatine this morning. Palatine Police Cmdr. Kurt Schroeder said that he believed the chase began in Schaumburg. Schroeder said the individual was chased into the Harper College parking lot between 9:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. Although Palatine officers were dispatched to Harper, by the time they arrived the man and pursuing officers had exited onto Algonquin Road and were heading west. The Daily Herald is reporting that the man was wanted in a death investigation in the 1000 block of Wilshire Lane in Arlington Heights. Arlington Heights police officials said that they would release more information later today.