Woman horrified to find man’s body in parking lot near Ford City Mall

CHICAGO (CBS) – A Chicago girl was merely heading to work early Wednesday when she made a grotesque discovery near Ford City Mall.

A person was useless in a parking lot behind the AMC Ford City 14 movie show, with an extension wire wrapped round his neck.

It was a surprising sight for Deloris Ross when she discovered the body dumped alongside a fence in the 4300 block of West Ford City drive – behind the movie show, however bordering a residential space.

Ross informed CBS 2’s Marissa Perlman it was a picture she’ll always remember.

“It scared me – I’m telling you,” Ross stated.

It was an surprising and terrifying discovery for Ross, who was on her approach to work on the time round 5:40 a.m.

“At first, I thought it was a dog – and then I looked closer, and it was a body,” Ross stated.

She had lower by means of a path from her home, solely to find a person unconscious with an extension wire round his neck. He was in his underwear and socks.

“At first, I thought the whole body was tied up. I saw the cord,” Ross stated. “But I didn’t know what it was until police told me what it was.”

Ross instantly known as police.

“I think they threw his body out – the way it was rolled over,” she stated. “I think so.”

Who “they” are in this case continues to be unknown. But detectives say they’re conducting a murder investigation.

“It appeared to be a very gruesome attack on the individual,” stated Chicago Police Chief of Detectives Brendan Deenihan.

Police imagine the person is between 40 and 50 years previous, however detectives haven’t been ready to determine him.

Ross was nonetheless shaken – left questioning who the person was and why his life ended in such a trend.

“I don’t know who the man is, but I feel for him,” Ross stated. “Nothing should happen to nobody like that at all.”

No arrests had been made in his loss of life as of Wednesday night time.     

No subsequent of kin was discovered for the person, and no lacking individuals report matched his description.

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