Death Investigation After Body Found in Pond Near Quentin Rd and Colfax St Palatine

Inverleith Apartments entrance street view (Image capture May 2019 ©2021)
Inverleith Apartments entrance street view (Image capture May 2019 ©2021).

Police, firefighters, and paramedics from Palatine responded about 6:30 p.m. Sunday, August 15, 2021 to a report of a dead body floating in a pond at 525 North Quentin Road at the Inverleith Apartments in Palatine.




The 911 caller indicated there was a body floating in a pond located
near the northeast side of the property, and that it appeared to have been there since Saturday night.

Upon arrival, the Palatine Fire Department retrieved the body of a male that who appeared to be in his early 50s. Palatine Fire Department paramedics confirmed the male was deceased.

Palatine Police secured the scene for an investigation and contacted the
medical examiner. The Cook County Medical Examiner is investigating the cause of death.

Palatine Police are still confirming the identity of the deceased and notifying next of kin, according to the Palatine Police Department.

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Inverleith Apartments entrance aerial view(Imagery ©2021 Google, Imagery ©2021 Maxar Technologies, U.S. Geological Survey, Map data ©2021)
Inverleith Apartments entrance aerial view(Imagery ©2021 Google, Imagery ©2021 Maxar Technologies, U.S. Geological Survey, Map data ©2021).

The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.

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