UPDATE: Body Found Near Jefferson High School

RPD Conducts Death Investigation:

The Rockford Police Dept. is currently conducting a death investigation at 3400 Samuelson Road. The deceased is a Caucasion female of unknown age. The investigation is ongoing. Further information will be in the form of a Nixle message or Press Release.

UPDATE: The body found at 3400 block of Samuelson Road is believed to be a suicide.

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Rockford police are conducting a death investigation after a body was found near Jefferson High School.

Police say just after 5:30 p.m. Wednesday the body of a white woman was found in the 3400d block of Samuelson Road. Police are not releasing her name or age. We'll share more information as soon as we get it.

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- A body was found near Jefferson High School shortly after 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Police are not releasing much information just yet but say they are calling it a death investigation.

We have a crew on the way to the scene and will have more information tonight on the 23 News Update at 10.

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