Kankakee County Grim Discovery: Human Remains Found, Sparking Major Investigation


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Kankakee, IL – A grim discovery in Pembroke Township has ignited an intense investigation by local authorities. 

On Wednesday afternoon, the Kankakee County Sheriff’s Department received a disturbing report of potential human remains found in the 2000 block of South 16000 East Road. The Kankakee County Coroner’s Office, upon arrival, collaborated with a board-certified Forensic Anthropologist from the University of Illinois, confirming the remains were indeed human. The incident, marked with an official time of death at 5:45 pm on March 6, 2024, has sent shockwaves through the community.

The examination of the remains is scheduled for March 15, 2024, at the Champaign County Regional Autopsy Facility, where authorities hope to uncover more details surrounding this mysterious case. 

As the investigation unfolds, the Kankakee County Sheriff’s Department and Coroner’s Office are appealing to the public for any information that may aid in their investigation. Officials are urging anyone with knowledge regarding this case to reach out to the Kankakee County Sheriff’s Department, Coroner’s Office, or Crime Stoppers immediately.


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