Chicago police are conducting a death investigation after the body of a male was found today in a garbage bag in the Marquette Park neighborhood.
were called to the 6500 block of South California Avenue at about 10:58 a.m.
after Chicago Streets and Sanitation workers who were collecting garbage found
workers were collecting refuse from the block they found a leg sticking out of a
black plastic garbage bag, said O'Brien. The bag, which still contained the
body, was taken to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
Officials at the medical examiner's office determined that the body
was that of a male.
The body was pronounced dead at 12:30
The man, who had been shot, was identified today by the Cook County medical examiner's office as
Richard Walker, 28, of an unknown address