The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a body found in a bag on the side of Hunt Club Road, south of Route 173, in the Old Mill Creek, Wadsworth areaq of Lake County (ABC 7 Chicago). YouTube Tips ⓘ
Lake County Sheriff’s Detectives are investigating a death, involving a woman was left dead on the side of Hunt Club Road in Old Mill Creek.
On Wednesday, November 29, 2023, at approximately 7:00 a.m., Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Hunt Club Road south of Route 173 for a report of a possible body on the side of the road.
Sheriff’s deputies arrived and located the body of a deceased woman on the east shoulder of the roadway. Based on preliminary investigation, it appears the woman was the victim of a homicide and her body was dumped on the side of the roadway during the early morning hours.
The crime scene was located on Hunt Club Road between Route 173 and Kelly Road in Old Mill Creek, which is located south of Route 173. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office alerted the public that Hunt Club Road was closed north of Route 173. Initially it is unknown whether there was investigative activity also occurring north of Route 173.
POLICE ACTIVITY WITH A ROAD CLOSURE ON HUNT CLUB ROAD NORTH OF ROUTE 173 OLD MILL CREEK: 8:40 AM … Police working at the scene of an undisclosed incident with a road closure on at Hunt Club Road near Route 173 Old Mill Creek. Lake County Sheriff's… https://t.co/my3zAsexXB
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The cause and manner of death are currently unknown, however, the Lake County Coroner’s Office was assigned to the scene, and an autopsy is being scheduled.
Lake County Sheriff’s Detectives continue to investigate the homicide and additional information will be released as it becomes available.
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The intersection of Hunt Club Road and Route 173 is located less than one mile west of Interstate 94, the Tri-State Tollway.
Hunt Club Road is a two-lane rural highway with a Speed Limit of 55 MPH surrounded by woods and farm fields.