Body found in vehicle at Cook County Forest Preserve near Hoffman Estates

By Henry Redman
Daily Herald correspondent
Updated 2/19/2019 11:48 AM
This story has been updated to reflect accurately where the body was found.

The body of a Hampshire man was found Monday afternoon in a vehicle on the Cook County Forest Preserve District property known as Barrington Road Pond near Hoffman Estates, authorities said.

Neither the body nor vehicle were in the pond, Cook County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Sophia Ansari said.

Police were notified at 3:38 p.m. Monday.

The death appears to be an isolated case, Ansari said, and sheriff's police and the Cook County medical examiner's office are investigating.

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