Woman's body found in Kishwaukee River

ROCKFORD (AP) — Northern Illinois authorities are investigating after a kayaker found a woman's body in the Kishwaukee River.

The (Rockford) Register Star reports (http://bit.ly/1hhucM5 ) the woman's body was found Sunday afternoon in the Kishwaukee Gorge Forest Preserve.

Winnebago County Sheriff's Police Deputy Chief Dominic Iasparro says investigators are checking missing persons reports.

They're not sure how or when the woman died.

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Information from: Rockford Register Star, http://www.rrstar.com