Winnebago County deputies investigate after body found in abandoned car

Published: Jun. 1, 2023 at 3:25 PM CDT
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Investigators search for answers Thursday after a body is discovered inside an abandoned vehicle.

Deputies say a 35-year-old man was found just after 9:30 a.m. lying inside the vehicle, which was parked on the side of the road at Central Avenue and West Riverside Boulevard.

No word on how long the vehicle was left there, or when the man died.

Winnebago County Sheriff’s detectives are handling the investigation.

Anyone with information about this case can contact the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Detective Bureau at 815-319-6400 or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.