Police: Body found on 11th Street in Rockford

A death investigation is underway after a second body is found in Rockford.
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Published: Apr. 21, 2023 at 3:38 PM CDT
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - A second death investigation in 24 hours is opened by police after a body is found.

Police say they found a 47-year-old woman in the 3900 block of 11th Street. No further information about her identity has been released, but authorities did share the information via social media:

The discovery comes on the heels of another body found Thursday, April 20 just north of the Auburn Street bridge in Rockford. The person was recovered from the Rock River and has only been described as a black man.

Police have not said if the two incidents are connected.

This story is developing and will be updated as information is confirmed.