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Two bodies taken from separate areas of the Chicago River

CHICAGO (SCS) — Two bodies were recovered from the Chicago River in less than an hour on Saturday morning, Chicago police confirmed.

The body of an unidentified woman was pulled from the water in the 2800 block of South Eleanor around 10.40am, police said. The Chicago Police Department Marine Unit found her unconscious and she was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives are investigating the death, pending autopsy results.

Shortly after, at 11:36 a.m., another body was found in the 100 block of North Riverside. The marine unit pulled the unknown adult female from the water and she was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police did not say the two incidents were related.

This is a developing story.


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