DeKalb police: Missing NIU student found shot in his vehicle
DEKALB, Ill. (WIFR) - A Northern Illinois University student reported missing over the weekend was found dead Tuesday morning.
Latif Adeboyejo, 21 of Chicago was found at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday in his car, appearing to have suffered a single gunshot wound. The vehicle was parked in a lot near Russell and Greenbrier roads.
Police say a firearm was recovered from the vehicle.
The DeKalb Police Department tweeted the update around 2 p.m. Tuesday:
On June 7th, 2022 at approximately 6:30 A.M., the person reported as missing over the weekend, Latif Adeboyejo, was located deceased in his vehicle in a parking lot near Russell & Greenbrier in DeKalb. He appeared to have sustained a single gunshot wound.— DeKalb Police (@DeKalbILPolice) June 7, 2022
His death is being investigated by DeKalb police and the DeKalb County Coroner’s Office.
Adeboyejo was last seen on Sunday, June 5 in a black 2010 Ford Fusion with license plates CB60681. It has not been confirmed whether or not this was Adeboyejo’s car.
He was a graduate of Mooseheart in Kane County, Ill.
Anyone with information about this incident can contact the DeKalb Police Department at 815-748-8400 or DeKalb County Crime Stoppers at 815-895-3272.
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