Body of Thomas Janeczko Recovered from Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal in Lemont

Lemont Fire Protection District requested a an extra alarm for a Diver’s Box after a car was reported in the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal near River and Stephens streets in Lemont Sunday morning. Rescuers received a call for a car in the canal just before 7:00 a.m. Sunday. Rescuer’s found the car, but did not have confirmation whether a person was also in the water. A short time later, diver’s found the body of Thomas Janeczko, 48, of the Norwood Park in Chicago.


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